Derek W. Loeser: Lawyer with Keller Rohrback LLP

Derek W. Loeser

Attorney
Seattle,  WA  U.S.A.
Phone206.224.7562

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Appeals
  • Complex Litigation
  • Employment, Retirement, and Benefits
  • Securities Litigation
  • Consumer Protection / Product Liability
  • Mortgage Backed Securities
 
University Middlebury College, B.A., American Literature, summa cum laude, with highest departmental honors, 1989 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Washington School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1994
 
Admitted1994, Washington; 1997, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington; 1997, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; 2002, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; 2004, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; 2012, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
 
BornLong Beach, California, August 26, 1967
 
Biography

Professional Experience

Derek Loeser practices in the firm's nationally recognized Complex Litigation Group. His practice focuses on ERISA class action litigation, as well as securities fraud, employment, and consumer protection class action litigation. Mr. Loeser served as a clerk for the Honorable Micheal R. Hogan, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, and was a trial attorney in the Employment Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. His D.O.J. experience involved prosecuting individual and class action employment discrimination cases.

Professional & Civic Involvement

King County Bar Association, Member

Washington State Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member; Employment Benefits Committee Member

National Employment Lawyers Association, Member

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Cooperating counsel

Honors & Awards

U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program Hire, 1994

U.S. Department of Justice Award for Public Service, 1996

U.S. Department of Justice Achievement Award, 1996

Selected to Rising Stars list in Super Lawyers - Washington, 2005-2007

Selected to Super Lawyers list in Super Lawyers - Washington, 2007-2012

Recipient of the 2010 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for the article, The Continuing Applicability of Rule 23(b)(1) to ERISA Actions for Breach of Fiduciary Duty,. Pension & Benefits Reporter, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Sept. 1, 2009).

Articles & Presentations

Derek W. Loeser, The Legal, Ethical, and Practical Implications of Noncompetition Clauses: What Physicians Should Know Before They Sign, J.L. Med. & Ethics, Vol. 31:2 (2003).

Derek W. Loeser & Benjamin B. Gould, Point/Counterpoint: Is Rule 23(b)(1) Still Applicable to ERISA Class Actions?, ERISA Compliance and Enforcement Library of the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (May 1, 2009).

Derek W. Loeser & Benjamin B. Gould, The Continuing Applicability of Rule 23(b)(1) to ERISA Actions for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Pension & Benefits Reporter, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Sept. 1, 2009).

Speaker, 22nd Annual ERISA Litigation Conference - Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2009.

Speaker, 22nd Annual ERISA Litigation Conference - New York, NY, Nov. 2009.

Speaker, ABA Mid-Winter Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 2010.

Derek W. Loeser & Erin M. Riley, The Case Against the Presumption of Prudence, Pension & Benefits Daily, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Sept. 10, 2010).

Derek W. Loeser, Erin M. Riley & Benjamin B. Gould, 2010 ERISA Employer Stock Cases: The Good, the Bad, and the In Between-Plaintiffs' Perspective, Pension & Benefits Daily, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Jan. 28, 2011).

Speaker, Post-Certification: Motion Issues in Class Actions, Litigating Class Actions, Seattle, WA, 2012.

Speaker, Investment Litigation: Fees & Investments in Defined Contribution Plans, ERISA Litigation, Washington, D.C., 2012.

 
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Office Information

Derek W. Loeser

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3200
SeattleWA 98101




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