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Kyle Butler

butler@sohalang.com
206-332-7423

Kyle Butler

butler@sohalang.com

206-332-7423

Mr. Butler received his B.S. in General Health Science from Purdue University in 2003.  He worked in the pharmaceutical industry for four years before deciding to attend law school.  He obtained his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he graduated cum laude.

While attending law school, Mr. Butler was a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates, competing in the Asylum Law Competition at U.C. Davis.  He also served as Title Editor of the Law Review and had his note published in the 88th Volume of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review.  Mr. Butler formerly worked as an intern for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Maura D. Corrigan and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Mr. Butler concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation of products liability, insurance subrogation, and personal injury.  He represents numerous manufacturers, retailers, and premises owners in defending claims of exposure to asbestos and other substances.  In his free time, Mr. Butler enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing, walking Green Lake with his wife and two children, and following Chicago Cubs baseball.

ADMISSIONS

Kyle is admitted in both Washington and Oregon federal and state courts.

 

EDUCATION

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 2011 (cum laude)
  • Purdue University, B.S., 2003

 

HONORS AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Moot Court Board of Advocates
  • Title Editor and published note in University of Detroit Mercy Law Review

 

SIGNIFICANT DECISIONS

  • Jan. 2017: First chair in subrogation matter in Pierce County Superior Court.  Obtained full damages for insurer and insureds.
  • October 2017: Second chair in asbestos defense matter in King County Superior Court. Defense judgment under $1M to estate and $0 to statutory beneficiaries.
  • June 2019: Second chair in asbestos defense matter in King County Superior Court, Defense verdict.