Erin M. Thenell Joins Klinedinst Seattle as Associate

Erin M. Thenell has joined the Klinedinst Seattle office as an Associate. Ms. Thenell brings her legal acumen to several of the firm’s practice groups including business and commercial litigation, banks and credit unions, general liability, and other civil litigation.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Klinedinst PC is pleased to announce the addition of Erin M. Thenell to the firm’s Seattle office. Ms. Thenell represents clients in business and commercial litigation matters, banks and credit unions, general liability, and various other civil litigation matters.

Prior to joining Klinedinst, Ms. Thenell was an associate at a large Seattle firm where her practice involved civil defense work, including catastrophic loss and injury. She focused on defending religious organizations, including Catholic Archdioceses across the world. During law school, she worked as a Rule 9 Law Clerk for the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Washington. During her time at the Attorney General’s Office, she focused on juvenile dependency litigation. Ms. Thenell also spent time working for a boutique insurance defense firm in Portland, Oregon.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Erin to our growing Seattle office,”said Gregor A. Hensrude, Managing Shareholder of the Seattle office. “Our business litigation practices continue to expand, and Erin’s experience will be a valuable asset to our clients and the firm.”

Ms. Thenell earned her Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University School of Law. During law school, she worked as a Rule 9 Law Clerk for the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Washington, focusing on juvenile dependency litigation. Ms. Thenell is a member of The Order of the Barristers, a national honor society.

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