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Todd W. Gardner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Renton, WA

Swanson Gardner Meyers, P.L.L.C.
4512 Talbot Road South
Renton, WA 98055-6216
Phone: 425-226-7920
Fax: 425-226-5168
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2022
Licensed in Washington Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Todd Gardner has obtained multiple jury verdicts of $10 million or more since 1995, including cases involving highway design ($13 million), medical negligence ($17 million), premises negligence ($12.7 million), and a $50 million verdict in a medical negligence trial – the largest in the state’s history. In addition, Todd has negotiated both confidential and non confidential settlements well into the millions, including a recent $65.75 million settlement, the largest single injury settlement in the state’s history. Todd is a member of the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates (Top 100 Attorneys in the U.S.), the American College of Trial Lawyers, ABOTA, and the Damage Attorneys Round Table. He was WSAJ’s Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2004, and ABOTA’s Washington Chapter Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2015.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff


23 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2000 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

Articles about Todd W. Gardner appearing in Super Lawyers

About Todd W. Gardner

First Admitted: 1980, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2015, ABOTA Washington
  • AVVO’s highest rating, 10
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV rating
  • Washington Super Lawyer, 2003
  • Seattle's Best Lawyers, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2014, WSAJ

Educational Background

  • University of Washington, B.A., magna cum laude, Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, 1977

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Washington, 1980
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Seattle - King County Bar Association
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Washington Association for Justice (WSAJ), Eagle Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Damage Attorney's Round Table
  • Inner Circle of Trial Advocates
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Office Location for Todd W. Gardner

4512 Talbot Road South
Renton, WA 98055-6216

Phone: 425-226-7920

Fax: 425-226-5168

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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