Michael R. O'Clair

Michael R. O'Clair: Attorney with Soha & Lang, P.S.
  • Shareholder at Soha & Lang, P.S. (15 Attorneys)
  • Puget Sound Plaza, 1325 4th Avenue, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA 98101-2570
    View Michael R. O'Clair's office location
  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0 (1)
    Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]

Biography

Michael O’Clair received his B.A. in English from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in New York, New York. He is licensed to practice law in Washington and Oregon. Before joining Soha & Lang in 1997, Mr. O’Clair practiced at Williams, Kastner & Gibbs in Seattle, Washington.


Mr. O’Clair’s practice emphasizes complex civil litigation including: insurance coverage litigation, product liability defense and medical malpractice defense. He has litigated cases in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Alaska, New Mexico and California. Mr. O’Clair has participated in litigation of matters as diverse as international banking transactions and CERCLA cost recovery actions.


In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. O’Clair has advised clients on insurance coverage issues arising out of claims involving construction defects, medical malpractice, ERISA violations, pollution liabilities, off-road vehicle accidents and fire losses.


Before he ever thought about being a lawyer, Mr. O’Clair worked on a small farm tending to thirty sheep, two cows, two pigs and an always dwindling quantity of chickens. When not practicing law, Mr. O’Clair enjoys cooking, fly fishing and the study of Japanese wood-block prints.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Products Liability
  • Complex Litigation
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
206-624-1800  Phone
www.sohalang.com
University Attended:
Carleton College, B.A., 1982
Law School Attended:
Fordham University, J.D., 1988
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1989, Washington; 2003, Oregon
Memberships:
Washington State and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Boston, Massachusetts, January 9, 1960
Reported Cases:
J. H. Baxter & Co. v. Central National Ins. Co., 105 Wn. App. 657 (2000).
ISLN:
904743171

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Client Reviews

This attorney does not have client reviews.
Disclaimer

Documents ({{amountArticles}})

Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Other documents: ,

Seattle, Washington

Contact Michael R. O'Clair

Required Fields

Required Fields


By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.