Blake Marks-Dias

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Seattle, Washington

Corr Cronin LLP
Blake Marks-Dias
Corr Cronin LLP

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Employment Litigation view more

Licensed in Washington since: 1998

Education: University of Washington School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2000 - 2002, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2009, 2011 - 2012

Corr Cronin LLP

1015 2nd Ave
Floor 10
Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: 206-501-3509 Email: Blake Marks-Dias Visit website


Blake Marks-Dias is a top-rated attorney practicing in the Seattle, Washington area. Providing legal representation in Washington for a variety of different issues, Blake Marks-Dias was selected to Super Lawyers for 2014 - 2023. He is admitted to practice before the courts in Washington.

After completing undergraduate studies, Blake Marks-Dias attended law school. Blake Marks-Dias was enrolled at University of Washington School of Law. He earned a juris doctor degree in 1998. Blake Marks-Dias was admitted to the practice of law in 1998.

Attorneys like Blake Marks-Dias are recognized by their peers for their outstanding work and commitment to the spirit of the legal profession. Their knowledge of the law, professional work ethic, and advocacy on behalf of their clients allow them to stand out among other attorneys in the field.

Blake Marks-Dias represents clients with Business Litigation issues.

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Practice areas

Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, Employment Litigation: Defense, Environmental Litigation

First Admitted: 1998, Washington

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Educational Background:
  • B.A., cum laude, Gonzaga University; 1st Place Speaker, 2nd Place Team, 1995 CEDA National College Debate Tournament
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Article regarding the scope of privilege attached to intra-firm communications regarding an existing client., "How Privileged Is Communication With Your Firm's In-House Counsel", NWLawyer, 2014
  • Presentation., Presenter, Serving Clients: What Makes Good Client Service and What are Our Key Ethical Obligations, William L. Dwyer Inn of Court, 2018
  • Presentation on the possible pitfalls of overpreparation., Presenter, Let it Be: The Dangers of Overpreparing a Witness, Network of Trial Law Firms, 2018
  • Article regarding strategies for successful defense of employment discrimination cases., Changing the Narrative in Employment Discrimination Cases, King County Bar Bulletin, 2018
  • Moderated panel on how to develop winning trial strategies in IP cases., Moderator, IP Trials Roundtable, IP Defense Summit, 2016
  • Lecture on how to create a winning narrative in employment discrimination trials., Speaker, Changing the Narrative in Employment Discrimination Trials, Network of Trial Law Firms, 2017
  • Participated in moderated debate on the ACLU's proposed changes to the rules on peremptory strikes., Speaker, Proposed Changes to Peremptory Strikes, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2016
  • Namic Conference, "Class Action Trends and Developments", 2021
  • NAMIC Conference, "Trends and Developments in Wage and Hour Class Action Cases", 2022
  • FDCC Annual Meeting Panel, "Anatomy of a Trial", 2022
  • Executive Board Member, William L. Dwyer Inn of Court
  • Confidential settlement after three weeks of trial in product liability case for Fortune 500 company., 2020
  • Partial defense verdict in employment discrimination trial in Western District of Washington., 2022
  • Defense verdict in multi-week product liability trial in King County Superior Court., 2022
  • Defense award in arbitration involving Consumer Protection Act and other business torts., 2021
  • Lead trial counsel in case alleging breach of fiduciary duty.  Confidential settlement prior to entry of judgment., 2017
  • Co-lead trial counsel, prosecuting multi-million dollar MTCA cost recovery action. The case settled on favorable terms the day before trial., 2018
  • Favorable settlement, on the eve of trial, in wrongful death case against a municipality., 2019
  • Defense verdict for Fortune 50 client in alleged employment discrimination case., 2015
  • Favorible settlement, on eve of trial, of client's multi-million dollar MTCA claims against neighboring property owner., 2016
  • Favorable property valuation following trial on behalf of utility client., 2015
  • Defense verdict for University of Washington in alleged employment discrimination case., 2015
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board of Directors, Childhaven; , 2022
Representative Clients:
  • PEMCO, 2022
  • Graco Children's Products, 2022
  • City of Tacoma, 2022
  • Pierce County, 2019
  • USAA, 2019

Office location for Blake Marks-Dias

1015 2nd Ave
Floor 10
Seattle, WA 98104


10 Years Super Lawyers
10 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2000 - 2002, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2009, 2011 - 2012

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Top 100: Washington Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023

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