Meet Seattle Injury Lawyer Michael Withey

Unafraid to Face Corporate Giants and Big Government Defendants

With more than 40 years of courtroom experience, Seattle injury attorney Michael Withey has taken on a number of important cases against corporate giants. There is no case too big, and he is not afraid to take on even the most challenging lawsuits. Mr. Withey uses his experience to develop creative trial strategies that allow his clients to take on powerful defendants in the courtroom.


Mr. Withey received his B.A. in International Relations from Pomona College in 1968 and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco in 1971.


Seattle brain injury attorney Michael Withey is a licensed member of the Washington State Bar Association and the State Bar of California. He is also a member of the following organizations:

  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Constitution Society
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association

In addition to membership in these organizations, Mr. Withey also served as President of the Public Justice Foundation, formerly the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation, from 1996 through 1997.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Withey is a Seattle car accident lawyer who focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs and specializes in cases against corporate giants, powerful governmental agencies and other unrelenting defendants. He has experience in the following practice areas:

While this list is not exhaustive, it represents the wide variety of legal areas in which Mr. Withey has an extensive amount of knowledge and trial experience.

Awards and Accomplishments

In addition to his legal education and experience, Mr. Withey in 2006 received the Champion of Justice Award from the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice. He has received a number of prestigious awards throughout his career. He was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association in 1990. He received the National Volunteer of the Year Award in 1992 from the American Lung Association.

Mr. Withey has received an AV rating, the highest rating given an attorney by Martindale-Hubbell for his extensive professional qualifications and high ethical standards. He was also named one of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2000.

Outside Interests

Although Mr. Withey is busy during the day coming up with solutions to his client’s problems, in his spare time, he plays keyboard for two local jazz and samba bands, Thirsty Love and No Jive Five. He also enjoys taking vacations to the Yakima River or Methow Valley, where he is able to relax and do some fly fishing.

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If you would like to meet with our Seattle injury attorney to discuss your potential case, call our office today at (296) 405-1800 or submit a contact form. There is no charge for the first consultation.