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Ryan G. Foltz


(206) 695-5124
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701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98104


J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2000

B.A., cum laude, University of Washington, 1997


Rising Stars® distinction in the fields of Construction Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense and Professional Liability Defense, Washington Law & Politics (2005, 2006, 2009-2012, 2015)

Ryan Foltz is a partner in the Seattle office and is a member of the Construction practice group.  Mr. Foltz’s practice focuses on representing owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and product manufacturers in all phases of private and public construction disputes.  He has handled cases involving multi-family, single-family, commercial, and public projects, and regularly represents clients in multi-party litigation.

Mr. Foltz’s construction practice includes the representation of architects and engineers against professional liability claims. He also advises clients regarding the evaluation and negotiation of contracts, mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, landlord-tenant disputes, commercial real estate disputes, distressed properties, bid disputes, safety programs, and risk management.

Mr. Foltz’s broad litigation experience includes the defense of corporations and individuals in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, general liability, and personal injury lawsuits. He also represents and advises restaurants and bars in injury cases and general liability matters. Mr. Foltz’s established insurance background includes coverage litigation, professional liability defense, and bad faith insurance claims.


U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington


Washington State Bar Association, Construction Law Section 
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association, Construction Law Section
DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, Construction Law Committee
Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated General Contractors
Master Builders Association