John Sterling Devlin, III

JD
  • Shareholder at Lane Powell PC (169 Attorneys)
  • Seattle, WA 98111-1302
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    5.0/5.0 (15)
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Areas of Practice (12)

  • 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

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S., 1985
Law School Attended:
Tulane Law School, J.D., 1994; Tulane Law Review, Managing Editor, Moot Court Trial and Appellate Competition Champion, 1993-1994
Year of First admission:
1994
Admission:
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

  • 5.0/5.0 (15)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/10/10 in Admiralty Law on 03/10/10

    One of the best. Highest marks on ethics, ability and skill.

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    One of the best. Highest marks on ethics, ability and skill.

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 03/10/10 in Commercial Litigation on 03/10/10

    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 Instituti...

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    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.

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/10/10 in Commercial Litigation on 03/10/10

    John Devlin is an outstanding lawyer in every respect. He exemplifies the best qualities of the profession.

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    John Devlin is an outstanding lawyer in every respect. He exemplifies the best qualities of the profession.

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 02/08/10 in Litigation on 02/08/10

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/09/10 in Products Liability Defense on 01/09/10

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/08/10 in Litigation on 01/08/10

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10 in Alternative Dispute Resolution on 01/08/10

    John has particular expertise in mediation.

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    John has particular expertise in mediation.

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10 in Maritime Law on 01/08/10

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10 in Commercial Litigation on 01/08/10

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  • John Sterling Devlin, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 01/08/10 in Insurance on 01/08/10

    Mr. Devlin is a world class lawyer.

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    Mr. Devlin is a world class lawyer.

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