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Dana C. Kopij

Dana C. KopijMember
Education & Bar Admissions

Willamette University
College of Law, J.D., 2001

University of Washington
School of Law, 2000

University of Washington
BA, Sociology, 1998

University of Oslo
1997

Oregon

U.S. District Court
Western Washington

Washington

Dana C. Kopij

About

Dana Kopij is a Member who practices in Oregon and Washington. Dana serves as senior counsel with over 19 years of experience defending mass toxic tort and product liability claims for major national product manufacturers, suppliers and contractors.  She has also assisted in a number of employment and general liability matters on behalf of some of the largest transit authorities in Washington State.  Dana serves as local trial counsel for multiple clients and is a lead member of the National Coordinating Counsel team for several clients.  She is currently the Chair of the firm’s Product Liability and Mass Torts practice group and also serves on the lateral hiring committee.  Dana is adept at developing and implementing defense strategies in state and federal courts for national asbestos products manufacturers, suppliers and contractors.  Dana was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine each year from 2008-2016.

Professional Experience

  • Williams Kastner, Member | 2016 – Present
  • Williams Kastner, Of Counsel | 2014 – 2015
  • Thorsrud Cane & Paulich, Inc, Shareholder | 2001 – 2014

Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • King County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee
  • Washington Women Lawyers
  • Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of Seattle
  • Alpha Chi Omega, Rho Chapter at University of Washington

Recognitions & Awards

  •  Super Lawyers Magazine: Rising Star | 2008 – 2016

Presentations & Seminars

  • Speaker, “Asbestos: 38 Years and Counting. How many more to go?” American Bar Association Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Committee 26th Annual Spring CLE Meeting, April 2017.