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John Sterling Devlin, III

Shareholder
Lane Powell PC
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4200, P.O. Box 91302
Seattle, Washington 98111-1302
Peer Rating
5.0 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Business Crisis Management and Emergency Remedies; Class Action Defense; Financial Institutions; Insurance; International Arbitration; Litigation; London Practice Group; Mortgage and Consumer Finance; Native American Affairs; Products Liability; Retail; Securities Litigation
University
United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S., 1985
Law School
Tulane Law School, J.D., 1994; Tulane Law Review, Managing Editor, Moot Court Trial and Appellate Competition Champion, 1993-1994
Admitted
1994, Washington; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Pro Hac Vice Admissions: Utah, Alaska, Oregon, California, Florida
ISLN
900045170
Peer Reviews (15)
AV Rated
5.0/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Litigation, Admiralty Law, Commercial Litigation, Products Liability Defense, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Maritime Law, Insurance and Real Estate Banking Law
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.9/5
Analytical Capabilities
5.0/5
Judgment
4.9/5
Communication Ability
4.9/5
Legal Experience
5.0/5
Peer Reviews (15)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/10/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/10/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
One of the best. Highest marks on ethics, ability and skill.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 03/10/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
John Devlin is the Chair of Lane Powells Mortgage and Consumer Finance Litigation Industry Team and a member of the Firms Securities Class Action, and Financial Institutions practice groups. In these positions, John combines his leadership skills as a former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger and West Point graduate with his extensive complex commercial litigation experience to assist clients faced with a myriad of litigation issues. John has tried over 30 bench and jury trials in state and federal court, and arbitrations governed by the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, the rules of the American Arbitration Association, and in the London Court of International Arbitration. Additionally, John has represented Directors and Officers of financial institutions and corporations during internal investigations and in litigation.John has a great deal of experience with class action and mass tort cases involving various medical and other products. In representing national and regional financial institutions, John has handled class actions arising under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and various state consumer protection acts. He has also litigated the claims of lenders nationwide that have lien interests on real property seized by the U.S. Government pursuant to the Supplemental Admiralty Rules of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/10/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
John Devlin is an outstanding lawyer in every respect. He exemplifies the best qualities of the profession.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 02/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 01/09/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 01/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
John has particular expertise in mediation.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. Devlin is a world class lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 01/05/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/11/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/11/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 06/12/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
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