John T. Bender

Associate

  • location icon Seattle, WA
    1111 Third Avenue
    Suite 2700
    Seattle, WA 98101

John Bender is an associate in the Seattle office of Lewis Brisbois. His practice focuses on resolving complex civil cases on behalf of businesses and individuals in state and federal court. He has successfully represented clients in cases involving breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, consumer protection and unfair business practices, partnership disputes, trade secret misappropriation, products and professional liability, construction defect, insurance coverage matters, healthcare and in regulatory matters brought by state and federal agencies.

John is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Law and was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers® Magazine in 2017 and 2018. He has been published by the National Business Institute, the American Bar Association’s Franchise Law Journal, Today’s General Counsel, Law360, The Seattle Times and the ABA’s Commercial and Business Litigation Committee.

Publications

Admissions

Washington

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association – Business Law Section
  • King County Bar Association – Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association – Forum on Franchising, Commercial and Business Litigation Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Compliance and Legal Society of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

Awards & Honors

  • Super Lawyers® Magazine Rising Star 2018
  • 2017 Edward Wood Dunham Rising Scholar Award, American Bar Association, Franchise Law Forum
  • Super Lawyers® Magazine Rising Star 2017

Education

University of Washington School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2015

Seattle University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2012

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