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Attorney Jimmy Meeks

Jimmy B. Meeks, Jr.

Associate

Practicing Since 2017

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Practice Areas:

  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial/Business Law

Biography

Jimmy represents companies throughout Washington in a wide variety of commercial and business litigation, with a special focus on litigating claims arising in construction, utilities, and other technical industries.

Jimmy spent his first few years of practice in Seattle, primarily representing construction companies in the many claims that arise in Seattle's aggressive and complex construction landscape. Jimmy has since secured favorable results for clients in a wide variety of litigation, such as defending one of the country's largest cable companies against lawsuits arising from a damaged jet fuel pipeline, representing an agrifood company in a complex commercial dispute, defending a medical device company in personal injury litigation, and defending a concert venue against suits arising from the explosion of a defective confetti cannon.

Jimmy's wide range of experience provides him with unique insight into the extensive nuances of litigation. Jimmy uses this insight to effectively counsel clients on the full range of options available to pursue their goals, and then successfully and efficiently get results.

As a representative success achieved for a construction company, Jimmy obtained summary dismissal of Puget Sound Energy's $17 million contractual indemnity claim arising from work on the gas line at the center of the 2016 Greenwood gas explosion. Puget Sound Energy Inc. v. Pilchuck Contractors, Inc., 15 Wash. App.2d 1004 (2020).

When out of the office, Jimmy enjoys functional fitness, exploring the PNW in his Jeep, and continuing the endless search for the world's tastiest IPA. While Jimmy would like to consider himself a bow hunter, the results of recent outings reflect he is merely a bow hiker.

Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: CALI Award – Secured Transactions
    • Honors: Silver Pro Bono Distinction
    • Honors: President of Federalist Society
  • Moody Bible Institute
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With High Honors

Bar Admission

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington

Representative Cases

  • Puget Sound Energy Inc. v. Pilchuck Contractors, Inc., 15 Wash. App.2d 1004 (2020).
  • Markoff v. Puget Sound Energy, Inc., 9 Wash. App. 2d 833 (2019).