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Juli E. Farris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Seattle, WA

Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-623-1900
Fax: 206-623-3384
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2000 - 2001
Licensed in Washington Since: 1988
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Appellate, E-Discovery, Environmental Litigation, Securities Litigation
Attorney Profile

Juli Farris’ clients count on her commitment to excellence to meet their legal needs. Juli is a member of Keller Rohrback’s nationally-recognized Complex Litigation Group and divides her time between the firm’s Seattle and Santa Barbara offices. Her current cases include serving as co-lead counsel representing victims of the 2015 Refugio California Oil Spill and representing patients affected by prescription drug overcharges. She is also part of the team pursuing claims to hold drug manufacturers accountable for the current opioid health crisis.

In addition to her work on environmental torts, consumer protection and whistleblower litigation, Juli has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in class action litigation involving banking and securities regulation, antitrust, ERISA fraud and other areas.

Before she joined Keller Rohrback in 1991, Juli served as a judicial law clerk for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and she practiced law at the Washington, D.C. office of Sidley Austin, where her practice involved trial and appellate litigation covering a wide array of subject matters.

About Juli E. Farris

First Admitted: 1988, Washington

Professional Webpage:

Representative Clients

  • Johnson v. OptumRx, (D.N.J.)
  • In re IKON Office Solutions, Inc., 277 F.3d 658 (3rd Cir. 2002), 2002
  • In re Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. Securities Litigation, 239 F. Supp. 2d 1351 (N.D. Ga. 2002), 2002
  • Cheverez v. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., (C.D. Cal.)
  • Phillips v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., 374 F.3d 1015 (11th Cir. 2004), 2004
  • Hansen v. Ticket Track, Inc., 213 F.R.D. 412 (W.D. Wash. 2003), 2003
  • In re Potash Antitrust Litig., 954 F. Supp. 1334 (D. Minn. 1997), 1997
  • Unger v. Amedisys Inc., 401 F.3d 316 (5th Cir. 2005), 2005
  • In re WorldCom, Inc. ERISA Litig., 354 F. Supp. 2d 423 (S.D.N.Y. 2005), 2005
  • In re Domestic Air Transp. Antitrust Litig., 137 F.R.D. 677 (N.D. Ga. 1991), 1991

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys
  • Northern District of California, 2000
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers, Member
  • The National Association of Public Pension Attorneys, Member
  • Central District of California, 1999
  • Loren Miller Bar Association, Member
  • Southern District of California, 2003
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Member
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
  • American Bar Foundation, Member
  • California, 1989
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1997
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • Eastern District of California, 2001
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Washington, 1988
  • Western District of Washington, 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Educational Background

  • Stanford University, B.A., English, 1982
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 1987

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Judge E. Grady Jolly, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1987


  • Selected an an outstanding lawyer 40 years old or younger, Rising Star, Super Lawyers - Washington, 1991
  • The Promise of One Award is given to local volunteers who demonstrate the power of one person to further the Komen mission of ending breast cancer forever., Promise of One Award, Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Law Review article, Co-author, Grassroots Impact Litigation: Mass Filing of Small Claims, 26 U.S.F.L. Rev. 61 (1992), 1992
  • Editorial Board, Editor, Washington State Securities Law Deskbook, Washington State Bar Association, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Chair, Treehouse, 2014
  • Seattle Repertory Theater, Board Member
  • Susan G. Komen, Puget Sound Affiliate, Board Member

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Consumer
  • Environmental
  • Financial Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Toxic Torts
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Office Location for Juli E. Farris

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98101

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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