Timothy D. Shea



Tim Shea is a partner in WSHB’s Seattle office, where his practice emphasizes civil defense of professional malpractice, construction defect, product liability, and personal injury/wrongful death claims. He also handles cybersecurity and data privacy matters as a member of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Team. Tim has successfully defended class action lawsuits and represented clients before the Washington State Court of Appeals. He has been selected as a “Rising Star” lawyer in Washington by Washington Law & Politics magazine. Tim is a graduate of the University of Washington and Gonzaga University School of Law. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of Washington in the Western and Eastern Districts.

Awards & Accomplishments

Named a Rising Star by Washington Law & Politics magazine, 2010, 2017 - 2019

Completed the CLM Litigation Management Institute and earned the designation of Certified Litigation Management Professional, 2017

Events, Seminars & Presentations

•August 2015 presentation for The National Society of Accountants re: CPA/Accountant liability arising from the Affordable Care Act, Form 3115 and state and federal subpoena response

Trial & Appellate Results

Cox v. Oasis Physical Therapy, 153 Wn. App. 176 (2009)

Dewar v. Traner Smith & Co., 185 Wn. App. 544 (2015)


Successor Liability in Section 363 Bankruptcy Sales and UCC Foreclosures (Co-Author), ABA Section of Business Law, Spring Meeting, April 10-12, 2008.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Appellate
  • Construction
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
  • Employment
  • General Liability and Casualty
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(206) 204-6801  Phone
(206) 624-5944  Fax
University Attended:
University of Washington, B.A., 2003
Law School Attended:
Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 2007
Year of First Admission:
Washington State Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Spokane, Washington, 1981

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