Brian Armstrong focuses his practice on civil litigation and appeals in State and Federal Courts in Washington and Oregon. He represents a wide variety of clients in disputes, litigation, and appeals involving employment law/employer liability, products liability, personal injury, premises liability, insurance coverage, business litigation, professional liability, contractor liability/construction defect
litigation, and common carrier liability.
Brian regularly represents employers in the defense of litigated employment/employer liability claims. He assists clients with employment and personnel issues and disputes occurring in the workplace and defends claims and charges of discrimination and unfair employment practices brought before local, state, and federal agencies. He also works with clients to review, create, and implement employment/HR policies and employee handbooks, and provides training and seminars on employment law topics.
Brian also has an active appellate practice. He has successfully prosecuted and defended state and federal court appeals in various areas, including workplace safety/catastrophic injury, municipal liability, insurance coverage, guardianship, probate, and the protection of vulnerable adults. Prior to entering private practice, Brian served for two years as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Mary Kay Becker of Division One of the Washington State Court of Appeals. Brian is an active member of the Appellate Section of the King County Bar Association and has presented continuing legal education seminars on appellate practice and advocacy.
Seattle University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
University of Washington, B.A., Japan Studies, 1993 – Jackson School of International Studies
Washington State Bar Association;
Federal Bar Association – Western District of Washington;
King County Bar Association;
King County Bar Association Appellate Section;
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)