Our firm combines decades of top-level litigation and trial experience with an unwavering dedication to holding those responsible for pollution accountable.
Corrie Yackulic is a tenacious and effective trial lawyer and negotiator, with a deep commitment to bringing justice to her clients. She joins Sher Edling as Of Counsel on the firm’s climate change cases. Recognized as a Top 100 Super Lawyer in the State of Washington, Corrie was named one of Washington’s Top 50 Female Attorneys from 2017-18. Corrie is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has served as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). Corrie is Preeminent AV rated (Martindale Hubbell) by her peers for her legal skill and legal ethics. Her abilities have yielded results for her clients totaling in the tens of millions.
During her career, Corrie has focused on environmental tort cases involving toxic dumping, drinking water contamination, corporate polluting, and catastrophic environmental disaster. In one recent example, Corrie was highlighted in 2017 SuperLawyers magazine as a lead attorney in the nation’s deadliest landslide, which killed 43 people, left survivors and loved ones forever impacted, and forced new State regulations regarding logging in landslide-prone areas. The Oso Landslide case, which settled moments before opening statements in trial were to begin, yielded a $60 million-dollar settlement.
Corrie has practiced law since 1986. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. She is licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in Washington, and in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
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