Mr. Talevich is a partner in the firm’s Seattle office whose practice focuses on complex commercial disputes.
Mr. Talevich has assisted clients in a broad variety of litigation matters. He has successfully litigated or settled cases involving such diverse areas as:
- Consumer lending litigation, including representation of national banks, loan servicers, and entities associated with residential mortgage litigation;
- Post-employment restrictive covenants;
- Trade secrets;
- Probate, trusts, and estates, including litigation under the Trusts and Estates Dispute Resolution Act (“TEDRA”), representing beneficiaries and fiduciaries; and
- Constitutional law and civil rights, including multiple cases involving significant First Amendment implications.
Mr. Talevich also has significant mediation and arbitration experience. He assists clients in all aspects of their cases, including fact and expert discovery, motions practice, drafting pleadings and briefs, alternative dispute resolution, and trial.
Mr. Talevich is a member of the Appellate Practice Group and has participated in matters before the Washington Court of Appeals, the Washington Supreme Court, the Fifth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Talevich has recently successfully argued appeals before Division I and Division II of the Washington Court of Appeals.