Christine E. Dinsdale is a 1982 honors graduate of the University of Arizona Law School. She served as Executive Editor of the law review and was awarded the prize for best brief in moot court competition. Since 1982, she has practiced law in Seattle, serving local, national and international clients in a wide variety of business and litigation matters. Ms. Dinsdale is licensed to practice in Washington and Oregon.
Her current practice focuses on advising clients and litigating claims including complex tort disputes, product liability actions, commercial disputes and class actions. She represents numerous manufacturers, retailers and premises owners in defending and resolving claims of exposure to asbestos, benzene and other substances. Recent cases litigated have involved toxic exposures, product liability, trademark violations, farmworker rights and employer obligations, privacy, and technology issues. She also enjoys appellate work, and has represented clients in numerous appeals in state and federal appellate courts. Chris has furthered her long-term interest in European history and culture by living in Italy and Austria while conducting research and publishing in the areas of international trade in forest products. She was a founding principal of a consulting firm providing legal risk assessment and loss control services to technology-oriented companies, and also has published articles in the areas of risk prevention and technology.