Top rated class action & mass torts attorney in Seattle, WashingtonBergman Draper Oslund Udo, PLLC
Brendan Little is partner at Bergman Draper Oslund Udo who represents victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases. Brendan has substantial experience representing individuals harmed by asbestos in cosmetic talcum powders, like Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder, as well as children poisoned by lead in public housing and arising from the Flint Water Crisis. Brendan also whistleblowers under the False Claims Act, SEC, CFTC, and IRS whistleblower programs.
On behalf of plaintiffs suffering from mesothelioma, Brendan has assisted his clients in recovering tens of millions of dollars in verdicts in settlements. In 2019 and 2020, Brendan was a member of multiple trial teams, including a trial resulting in a $4.25 million verdict on behalf of a mesothelioma victim in King County, Washington. Brendan has also had the privilege of representing children poisoned by lead exposure in New York pubic housing and through water contamination arising from the Flint, Michigan water crisis.
On behalf of whistleblowers, Brendan has acted as lead counsel in multiple successful recoveries under the False Claims Act. In 2019, Brendan represented the lead whistleblower in U.S. v. UTC Laboratories, et al., which resulted in a recovery of $42.6 million for the United States' taxpayers and a multi-million dollar award to the whistleblower. In 2020, Brendan represented a whistleblower in the $117 million settlement paid by Universal Health Services, Inc. stemming from a Department of Justice investigation into improper Medicare and Medicaid claims.
Prior to entering private practice, Brendan completed a federal clerkship with U.S. District Judge Carol E. Jackson in the Eastern District of Missouri. Brendan was raised on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington and currently lives in Seattle.
Practice areasClass action/mass torts: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff
First Admitted: 2011, Washington
Professional Webpage: https://www.bergmanlegal.com/attorney/little-brendan/
- New York
- New Jersey
- University of Washington, Bachelor of Science in Economics, 2006
- Associate Editor for the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
- Rising Stars: 2019, 2021