Attorney Profile:

Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele

Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele: Attorney with Wong Fleming

Biography

Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele is the Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s Redmond, Washington office of Wong Fleming. Ms. Dehkhoda-Steele is Co-Chair of the Commercial Litigation practice group. She is an avid litigator and has extensive experience in various areas of the law, including, complex real estate transactions, insurance defense, general liability, premises liability, and real estate. Ms. Dehkhoda-Steele also has a growing litigation practice with a focus on employer representation, which includes providing training to employees. She is also a frequent speaker at seminars on pertinent issues relating to employment law.

Ms. Dehkhoda-Steele has represented many Fortune 500 companies in employment and racial discrimination matters. Ms. Dehkhoda-Steele has been representing large companies with respect to general liability, premises liability, and insurance defense for the past 10 years.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • General Liability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Asset Recovery
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Immigration
  • International
  • Real Estate
  • Trial, Insurance Defense and Coverage

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
425.869.4040  Phone
424.868.4050  Fax
wongfleming.com/leaders/dehkhoda-steele-ramina-2
Mailing Address:
10675 Willows Road, NE, Suite 250, Redmond, WA 98052
University Attended:
University of Washington, B.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
Oklahoma City University, School of Law, J.D., 1998
Year of First admission:
2001
Admission:
2001, Washington; Idaho
Memberships:

Professional Honors, Awards and Activities

•FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator
•Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
•Member, King County Bar Association
•Member, Washington State Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, NMSDC
•Arbitrator Panel, King County Superior Court
•Chair, MBAC Minority Business Action Committee
•Board Member, King County Sexual Assault Recovery Center
•Chair of the Board, Refugee Women's Alliance

Languages:
Farsi; German
Birth Information:
1975
Reported Cases:
REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS: Handled Washington State's retailer litigation for international insurance company involving core and tender premises and general liability matters.; Represented five of the largest school districts in Washington State handling their core and tender general and premises liability matters.; Successfully litigated multiple premises liability matters, which ultimately resulted in positive arbitrations.; Defending a multi-party general and premises liability matter involving vendors and employees. Successfully obtained summary judgment dismissing three of the Plaintiffs.; Represented a major technology company and successfully defended against claims for racial discrimination.; Successfully defended and represented a private school against claims of wrongful termination.; Successfully negotiated workouts of defaulted loans for SBA backed loans with full principal payoffs.; Represented a real estate developer in the purchase and development of a mixed-use property as a public/private joint venture with the City of Tacoma. Responsibilities included assistance in identifying and negotiating a construction loan for the project, permitting, and investor relations. This was a $45, 000, 000 project.; Represented a real estate developer in the purchase, development and management of a large hotel and casino valued at $30, 000, 000, including assisting in the financing of the entire portfolio as well as investor relations and corporate management. The hotel and casino are tenants in common and have a comprehensive TI agreement with respect to use of the property and taxation issues.; Represented a chain restaurant in negotiating a long-term lease with the local port authority.; Prepared and negotiated with a city and port on a sublease of a distressed property to be used in a targeted employment area for investment and job creation purposes.; Prepared and negotiated and implemented complex master lease for a Fortune 100 Financial Institution for their retail banking locations.; Negotiated and drafted anchor tenant leases for a major oil company.; Represented a non-profit foundation in the purchase of land from the City of Seattle.
ISLN:
916340146

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 11 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/16/14 in Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/07/14 in Real Estate

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/07/14 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/06/14 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 06/05/14 in Employment Law

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/02/14 in Employment Litigation

    Very smart and zealous advocate. Read more

    Very smart and zealous advocate.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Marketing Partner on 05/31/14 in Commercial Litigation

    Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele knowledge and expertise engenders confidence. Read more

    Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele knowledge and expertise engenders confidence.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/31/14 in Family Law

    Ramina is an exceptional lawyer in her practice area. Well respected by her peers and judges across Washington state. Read more

    Ramina is an exceptional lawyer in her practice area. Well respected by her peers and judges across Washington state.

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 06/09/14 in Commercial Litigation

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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Partner on 06/16/14 in Business Litigation

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      3.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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