Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thomsen LLP is pleased to announce that Ariel Martinez has been elected to partner effective January 1, 2022. Ariel is a trial lawyer and appellate advocate who represents state and local governments, individuals, and businesses in complex matters in state and federal court. Together with Tim Leyh, Randall Thomsen, and Kristin Ballinger, Ariel recently defended the Seattle School District at the trial and appellate level in a class action employment and insurance dispute. Earlier in her career Ariel was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP where she represented technology, financial services, and health care companies in complex litigation and regulatory disputes and developed a pro bono practice as a guardian ad litem. Ariel is looking forward to practicing law with some of the region’s most successful and esteemed trial lawyers.
Harrigan Leyh’s trial lawyers are regularly identified among the best trial lawyers in Washington, including by Chambers US, Benchmark Litigation, Super Lawyers, and the American College of Trial Lawyers. More information about the firm can be found at www.harriganleyh.com