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Blair I Fassburg

Phone: (206) 628-2772
Fax: (206) 628-6611
Email: bfassburg@williamskastner.com

Two Union Square
601 Union Street, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98101

Blair I. Fassburg is a senior associate at Williams Kastner whose practice emphasizes serving transportation industry clients, with a particular focus on commercial transportation litigation, defending major motor carriers in the defense of catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims, and representing commercial motor carriers in a wide range of legal matters.  Mr. Fassburg is also a member of Williams Kastner’s emergency response team and has extensive experience in investigation of major losses.

Mr. Fassburg’s practice also focuses on representation of industry clients, with a particular focus on transportation companies, in areas of regulatory and administrative law before various administrative agencies in the State of Washington.

As a business litigator and aspiring trial lawyer, Mr. Fassburg is experienced in representing industry clients in litigation with respect to a wide array of legal matters, including contract disputes, contractor and materialmen’s liens, civil racketeering, land use, restrictive covenant enforcement, products liability, copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, business disparagement and defamation.

Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Mr. Fassburg practiced law in Texas, where he represented numerous Fortune 500 companies both in and out of the transportation industry, in tort, commercial, and real estate litigation.

Mr. Fassburg is a 2005 graduate of Texas Tech School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Fassburg attended Occidental College where he played on the Division III football team, and ultimately received a Bachelor of Science from Texas State University-San Marcos in 2002, graduating magna cum laude.

Blair is married to Julie Fassburg, also a lawyer, whom he met at Texas Tech School of Law. Blair and Julie have two children, Noah and Cole. He is an avid home brewer and enjoys spending time with his family and spending time outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

Education:

Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2005
Texas State University – San Marcos, B.S., magna cum laude, 2002

Speaking engagements

  • Defending Nighttime Trucking Accidents, Trucking Boot Camps for Claims Professionals, 2016.
  • Defending Claims and Suits by Foreign Claimants/Plaintiffs, Trucking Boot Camps for Claims Professionals, 2015.
  • Emerging Trends: The Reptile Theory, Trucking Boot Camps for Claims Professionals, 2014.
  • Cloud Computing for Lawyers 101, DRI Business Litigation Seminar, May 2014.

Publications

Author, “Regulatory Hurdles and Safety Considerations Remaining for Autonomous Trucks,” DRI In Transit Newsletter, 2017.

Author, “Defending Nighttime Trucking Accidents,” DRI The Voice, 2016.

Memberships

Mr. Fassburg is the co-chair of the Mentoring Subcommittee of the Commercial Litigation Committee in Defense Research Institute. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Transportation Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, and Washington Defense Trial Lawyers.

 

Fassburg
Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • Washington
Education
  • Texas Tech University School of Law (JD), Magna Cum Laude, 2005
  • Texas State University (BS), Magna Cum Laude, 2002