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Jeffery M. Wheat

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA

Wheat Legal PLLC
1201 3rd Ave, Ste 22-120
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-866-0816
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Washington Since: 2018
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeffery M. Wheat is the founder and owner of Wheat Legal PLLC in Seattle, Washington. Serving the needs and interests of a diverse range of commercial clients throughout the Puget Sound region and all across the state, Mr. Wheat provides unmatched representation and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        General commercial legal counsel

·        Transactional services such as contract drafting and review, intellectual property protection acquisitions, and more

·        International and domestic corporate formation, regulatory compliance and strategic planning

·        Litigation and dispute resolution for issues involving breaches of contract, partnership and shareholder disputes, whistleblower/qui tam cases, and other serious issues

·        Commercial leases and other real estate and real property matters

As part of his commitment to provide the highest level of service possible to his clients, Mr. Wheat's law firm offers a business subscription service that provides discounts on flat rates and hourly services for business owners. By offering this service, he provides a convenient way for his clients to receive crucial legal counsel and support at times when they need it the most without having to worry about taking time out of their busy schedules to conduct consultations.

Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Wheat served as a combat medic for the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division. Having served as a medic under fire in an artillery battalion in Iraq, Mr. Wheat is no stranger to operating under high pressure, which serves him well as he fights aggressively to protect the rights and interests of his clients in high-stakes, highly contentious court hearings.

Following his military service, Mr. Wheat attended the University of South Africa, where he received his Bachelor of Laws in 2014. He then returned to the United States and obtained his Master of Laws from the University of Washington School of Law in 2018. He is admitted to practice before all Washington state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Wheat is a member of the King County Judiciary and Litigation Committee and the King County Bar Association as well as the American Bar Association, the National LGBT Bar Association and the Washington State Veterans Bar Association among others.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

About Jeffery M. Wheat

First Admitted: 2018, Washington

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington 
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Washington State Veterans Bar Association 
  • Washington
  • King County Judiciary and Litigation Committee, 2019

Educational Background

  • University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika, Bachelor of Laws - LLB, Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • This was Jeff's Master's Research Paper - it is not a survey of the echo chamber of discussions surrounding AI policy, but an actual AI model for analysis of summary judgment motions and discussion of the philosophical underpinnings which make such a model possible and useful., Author, The Future of Artificial Intelligence and the Law Lessons From Deepmind’s AlphaZero and Chess, SaaS, Software, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service


  • In Armstrong v. DLI obtained a favorable jury verdict overturning Board of Industrial Appeals Decision., 2019

Industry Groups

  • Consumer Credit
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Property
  • Small Business
  • Software
  • Technology
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Office Location for Jeffery M. Wheat

1201 3rd Ave
Ste 22-120
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-866-0816

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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