Gary C. Grotz - Principal
  •  B.A.Washington State University, 1978

  • J.D. Willamette University, 1981

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Admitted in all Washington State Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

  • U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districs


Professional Experience

  • Attorney experience inclues trials in Washington's State and Federal courts and providing representation on such noteworthy cases as:

    • Sofie v. Fibreboard (State Supreme Court held the cap on pain and suffering damages was unconstitutional)

    • Exxon Valdez oil spill,  Handford Nuclear Reservation "downwinders" case

    • ​E-coli claims ($533,000.00 for 4 families)

    • Asbestos claims

    • Personal Injury Cases with settlements or awards in the following approximate amounts:

      • ​$1,550,000.00 Wrongful Death Car/Pedestrian accident

      • $500,000.00 Two families in motor vehicle accident

      • $300,000.00 Bus/Police Car accident, One man

      • $260,000.00 Bus/Car accident, One man

      • $250,000.00 Truck accident, One man

      • $250,000.00 Car accident, One family

      • $246,000.00 Mother and son motor vehicle accident


Professional Affiliations
  • Washington State Association for Justice

  • Washington State Bar Association



  • My lovely wife and 5 children keep me active in most outdoor sports - Running (article: Marathon Moments, published in a runner's magazine), fishing, hiking, skiing

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