Merris A. Washington
Of Counsel
(281) 203-5759
Office: The Woodlands
J.D. Thomas Jefferson School of Law
B.A. San Diego State University
Licensure: CA | TX
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Merris Washington offers years of experience successfully representing clients in the defense of personal injury claims, wrongful death matters, medical malpractice actions, insurance coverage disputes, premises liability matters, construction defect matters and construction site injury actions. Merris has tried cases to verdict but also appreciates and understands that trial is not always the best solution. Merris personalizes her representation on each particular client’s needs while remaining focused on achieving the best outcome in the most cost-efficient manner pursuant to litigation guidelines.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2016-2017 Rathwell & Wallison
2013-2015 Phillip Hack & Associates, APC
2001-2013 Farmer Case & Fedor
1998-2001 Child Support Enforcement Division, San Diego District Attorney's Office

Key Experience

Defended long term care facilities against claims for alleged violations of state regulations
Represented hospitals against claims by patients and visitors in matters involving personal injury arising out of premises liability and care provided
Defended physicians in medical negligence lawsuits

Memberships & Awards

American Bar Association
The Woodlands Bar Association