Williams Kastner is pleased to announce that Rodney (Rod) Umberger has been elected Managing Director of the firm. Rod is a trial lawyer practicing in the firm’s Seattle office and handles a wide variety of high-stakes litigation matters across the Pacific Northwest. Prior to his election into this role, Umberger chaired the largest practice group in the firm and served on the firm’s board of directors for many years. He also is the Immediate Past Chair and serves on the board of directors/executive committee for the USLAW Network, an international legal organization. Umberger will continue his active litigation practice while assuming these new responsibilities at the firm.
Williams Kastner sincerely thanks outgoing Managing Director Nicole MacKenzie for her service and appreciates the guidance and innovative thinking that she brought to the firm during her tenure. The firm looks forward to her continued involvement in firm leadership going forward.