R. Glenn Phillips believes in fighting for justice for real people. He has been practicing since 1984 and has tried more than 100 civil jury trials. In addition, he has settled numerous million and multi-million dollar cases. Glenn understands that corporate America and the insurance companies have tried, and continued to try to deny real people access to justice. He believes strongly in the principle that all citizens have the right of access to the courts.
Mr. Phillips owns Phillips Law Firm which operates in Washington, California and nationally handling serious personal injury, product liability, workman’s compensation, social security disability, medical malpractice, defective drug/device, and employee rights. Mr. Phillips has received the highest rating from Martindale Hubbel (5.0 out of 5.0) and is an AV rated attorney. Mr. Phillips is actively involved in his firm’s defective drug and devices practice. His mass tort practice has an inventory of over 4,000 cases, covering such products as Accutane, Yaz/Yasmin/Ocella, Fosamax, Avandia, Medtronic Infuse, GranuFlo, Mirena, Risperdal, Onglyza, Talcum Powder, and defective devices such as transvaginal mesh, shoulder pain pumps and DePuy hip implants.
Mr. Phillips and his firm are recognized as leaders in pharmaceutical litigation and have been appointed to positions of leadership on various steering committees, science/ discovery committees and JCCP’s. Glenn is a member of the Washington state bar. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice, and a Eagle member of the Washington Associate for Justice,and the non-profit organization of Public Justice. Glenn is a frequent speaker before such national groups as the National Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice, Mass Torts Made Perfect, as well as various state trial lawyer groups.
“I used your firm. It wasn’t a large settlement but it was complicated and your firm handled the case very expeditiously, professionally and I am going to use Phillips Law Firm again if needed.” – Donna
“Love this law firm! They really go out of their way to help you with your case. I am still a current client so I cannot get into details but know that they are definitely five-stars!” – Jenica
“I had a difficult case. I was hit by a 15 year-old driver and was at work when it happened. I didn’t have my doctors on my side but I did have Phillips Law Firm to help get what I deserved. The parent only had minimal coverage so my attorney, thinking outside the box, went after my uninsured motorist coverage to get me more money in my pocket. Then, we worked with L&I so I didn’t have to pay them back as much. I highly recommend Phillips Law Firm to anyone that needs an attorney.” – Peggy
“An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.” – John O’Brien, Attorney
“Glenn is a fantastic lawyer and cares a great deal for each of his clients. I would recommend his firm to anyone who has been seriously injured and is seeking outstanding legal representation.” – Charles Paglialunga, Attorney
“I’ve worked with Glenn on a number of personal injury and product liability cases over the years. I’ve always been able to rely on Glenn as a man of his word. In terms of legal abilities, he continues to impress and surprise me with his work. He is well known nationally and respected as one of the top attorneys in his field.” – James Harris, Attorney
Shaun Huppert believes in fiercely advocating for his clients. With over 10 years of extensive experience in insurance and personal injury law, he is both an associate of Phillips Law Firm and the supervising attorney of our pre-litigation team. Shaun has been recognized by the legal community as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2103 & 2014 for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and A.M. Best Insurance Attorney, National Association of Subrogation Professionals. Shaun understands that all client claims matter, large or small. He earned his bachelor degree from the University of Washington and his law degree from Seattle University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the States of Washington and Oregon, as well as U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
Shaun has authored study reference material and presented at three different National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminars pertaining to Subrogation Basics, Liability Medicare Set Asides and Medicare Advantage Plans (part C) Liens, and most recently Affordable Care Act: Impact on Injury Settlements.
Derek P. Radtke is a personal injury lawyer and an associate with Phillips Law Firm who has over 15 years of experience in helping people who are injured protect and enforce their legal rights in several different ways. Derek’s experience since 1997 includes a variety of strategies used to fight for the rights of his clients. These strategies include resolving personal injury cases through mediation, arbitration, trial, appeal or settlement. Derek has extensive trial experience trying both large and small personal injurymatters, including medical negligence. He is also appointed regularly as an arbitrator, deciding cases in King and Snohomish Counties. Derek is also a native and current resident of Snohomish County. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and his law degree from Gonzaga University. He is admitted to practice in Washington State Courts, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Derek is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice.
Derek has been recognized by the lawyer rating association AVVO as being a Superb Rating of 10 of 10.
“Derek is a professional, calm and calculating attorney. He is well respected in his discipline and highly regarded by his peers, both proponent and opponent. He was very patient and understanding as he guided me through the multi-layered process of a my personal injury case. This was my first experience of this nature, and Derek made sure I was up to date and included along the way. He made sure I had the information necessary so I would not feel vulnerable or lost. Derek is a fine Personal Injury Attorney and I highly recommend his professional help to anyone seeking compensation for damages.” – Personal Injury Client
“Mr. Radtke was excellent on keeping me informed on every detail in my case. Everytime I called he always took the time to address any of my questions or concerns in a very sensitive case. Mr. Radtke was quick to get back to me anytime I was unable to reach him. He also was very knowledgeable and very trustworthy, I wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Radtke to anyone who is looking for an attorney that cares about you.” – Jerrold
“Derek is one of the nicest and knowledgeable attorneys I’ve worked with. Having owned a business, I’ve had to hire a few. This was the first time I had to hire an attorney for a (boating-related) personal injury case.
With Derek and his staff, I knew what was going on every step of my case. I would recommend Mr. Radtke to any of my friends or family members. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my case.” – Norm
“Derek Radtke is an accomplished personal injury attorney. In years past, when I used to work for insurance companies, I opposed Derek in a number of cases. I knew him to be a tireless advocate for his clients, who was not afraid to take a difficult case to trial if the insurance company refused to make a reasonable settlement offer. I strongly endorse this attorney.” – James Dixon, Attorney
“I endorse Derek Radtke. I have had the opportunity to work wIth Mr. Radtke on multiple personal injury issues and know him to be a very knowledgeable and professional lawyer. I have reffered personal injury cases to Mr. Radtke and have know him to provide excellent services to his clients.” – Robert Hahn, Attorney
“I endorse Derek’s work. I have known Derek since law school. He has the highest standards in ethics and professionalism. He is very dedicated to his clients and their causes. He is a tireless worker. Recommend with confidence to Derek.” – Carl Munson, Attorney
Leo Shishmanian is a litigation attorney at Phillips Law Firm representing plaintiffs in personal injury matters. Leo has been practicing law since 1994 and has extensive experience in personal injury claims investigation, negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. Leo presently represents persons who have been negligently injured in collisions involving automobiles, commercial vehicles and semi-trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians, and on dangerous premises and construction sites. Leo’s goal has always been to provide the highest quality representation aggressively, collegially, with compassion and the client’s best interests at heart. He has developed a reputation for doing just that while communicating honestly and clearly with clients, and treating all persons involved in the process with respect and dignity. Leo is a 1994 graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. He received his undergraduate degree in history from the University of California at Davis in 1991. In the spring of 2002, Leo was selected by then local talk radio leader KVI Talk Radio 570 AM to host “Leo and the Law”, a live, call-in legal question-and-answer show which aired for 2 1/2 years. Leo is admitted to practice law in Washington and Idaho, and is an EAGLE member of the Washington State Association for Justice, and a member of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association.
“Leo is an experienced, aggressive advocate for his client. He has a well-deserved reputation for effectiveness and professionalism. I highly recommend him.” – Coreen Wilson, Attorney
“A highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.” – Michael Waddington, Attorney
Jason Todd is an attorney working in Phillips Law Firm’s Mass Torts division, to which he brings a strong desire to help clients seek justice. Jason earned his undergraduate degree from Washington State University and went on to obtain his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law. Jason was admitted to practice in Washington State in 2009 and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. Prior to Joining Phillips Law Firm Jason worked as a personal injury attorney helping clients who were wrongfully injured.
Maridith Ramsey graduated with her J.D. from Loyola Law School – Los Angeles. During her coursework she focused primarily on civil litigation, working as a legal extern for prominent Southern California trial firm, Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack, as well as the Disability Rights Legal Center. Following graduation she was awarded a Loyola Law School Fellowship which she completed with Family Law CASA of King County, a non-profit organization.
Maridith has been with Phillips Law Firm since July of 2012. Today she continues to work with Family Law CASA on a pro bono basis to safeguard the rights of children from low-income homes entangled in volatile family disputes. Her focus at Phillips Law Firm also remains on advocacy; she manages numerous mass tort litigations, namely defective drug and defective medical devices cases.
Before law school Maridith graduated with a B.S. from the University of South Carolina. In addition to the Washington State Bar, she is an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice and a member of the American Bar Association.
“Maridith assisted with my personal injury matter. She went to bat for me and the results of my claim far surpassed my expectations. Maridith kept me well informed throughout the entire process and did not give up when things got tough. I cannot thank her enough for her work.
Maridith is hardworking, professional and honest. Do not hesitate to contact her.” – William
Ms. Mannion is litigator at Phillips Law Firm. She is a trial attorney devoting her career to justice for victims and vulnerable populations. As former deputy prosecutor she has handled jury trials in all range of offenses including serious and serious violent felony cases. She has also defended children and families in the foster care system and administered courtrooms as Judge pro tempore. Ms. Mannion was twice selected to attend the Ernest M. Hollings National Advocacy Center receiving specialized training in trial advocacy.
Ms. Mannion is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law, Dean’s List Honors, and AmJur Award recipient in State Constitutional Law. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Washington State University before pursuing graduate studies in Public Administration. Ms. Mannion is a member of the Washington State Bar Association.
Katelyn is an associate attorney at Phillips Law Firm representing plaintiffs in Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability matters.
Katelyn received her J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law where she graduated cum laude. Katelyn received Pro Bono Distinction award and CALI Awards in Education Law and Elder Law. While in law school, Katelyn worked as a Federal Tax Intern and a Rule 9 Law Clerk. During law school, Katelyn was the President and Treasurer of the Student Organization for Victim’s Advocacy, the Treasurer of the Criminal Law Society, and a Representative for the Tax Law Society.
Prior to law school, Katelyn attended the University of Idaho where she received a B.A. in Political Science and a Minor in American Studies. At the University of Idaho Katelyn received Dean’s List Honors and was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society.
Katelyn was born and raised in King County, Washington and currently resides there. Katelyn is a member of the Washington State Bar Association.