John T. Bender


  • 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 challenging commercial, corporate and other complex civil cases on behalf of businesses and individuals. He has represented clients in matters involving breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, consumer protection and unfair business practices, trade secret misappropriation, commercial class-action litigation and in regulatory investigations by state and federal agencies.

John graduated from the University of Washington School of Law after spending his first year of law school at Seattle University where he earned the "CALI Excellence for the Future Award" in Legal Writing and was invited onto law review. John 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.




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

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


  • 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)


University of Washington School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2015

Seattle University School of Law


Seattle University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2012

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