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Michelle Pham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA

Helsell Fetterman LLP
1001 Fourth Avenue, Suite 4200
Seattle, WA 98154-1154
Phone: 206-689-2139
Fax: 206-340-0902
Email: Michelle Pham
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Washington Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Sports
Languages Spoken: English, Vietnamese

About Michelle Pham

First Admitted: 2011, Washington

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Psychology & Art History, 2008
  • Seattle University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service

  • King County Bar Association's Family Law Mentor Program, Pro Bono Attorney, 2012
  • Vietnamese Friendship Association (2016 - 2017, Board Chair)
  • Verity Credit Union, Interim Vice Chair of Board, Board Director, and Chair of Experience Committee

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation , 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecture to gaming industry students regarding legal issues that may affect their intellectual property rights, Lecturer, Legal Issues in the Gaming Industry, Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Gaming, 2019
  • Presentation to intellectual property lawyer colleagues regarding niche area of copyright law, Presenter, The Freedom of Panorama - Protection for Photography in Public Spaces, King County Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section, Law, 2018
  • “’Art’: A Brief Retrospective on the Legal Term” article published in The SciTech Lawyer, American Bar Association, Author, "ART": A Brief Retrospective on the Legal Term, The SciTech Lawyer Journal, Law And Art, 2018
  •   Featured presenter: “Legal Lunchbox Series: The 21st Century Law Practice: Tools for the Efficient Practice of Law” CLE, Washington State Bar Association, 2014


  • , Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • , Top 40 Young Lawyers On the Rise, ABA Young Lawyers Division, 2021
  • , Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • , One to Watch, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • , Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • President's Award, Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Seattle Intellectual Property Inn of Court, Member (2020 - Present), 2020
  • Seattle FDCC Ladder Down Program, Alumni, 2018
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2021
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Joint Asian Judicial Evaluation Committee (2015 and 2019, JAJEC Co-Chair; 2015-2018 Member)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Washington and Texas 
  • Washington State Bar Association – Litigation Section (2021 - 2022, Immediate Past Chair; 2020 - 2021, Chair; 2019 - 2020, Chair Elect; 2016 - 2018, Young Lawyer Committee Liaison)
  • Asian Bar Association of Washington 
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Vietnamese-American Bar Association of Washington (2014, Board President) 
  • King County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, Member
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Office Location for Michelle Pham

1001 Fourth Avenue
Suite 4200
Seattle, WA 98154-1154

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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