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Seth E. Chastain

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA

Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S.
1200 Fifth Ave, Suite 1850
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-965-9028
Fax: 206-382-5527
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed in Washington Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Consumer (40%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%), Construction Litigation: Business (20%), Real Estate: Business (10%), Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

A shareholder at Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S., Seth E. Chastain is a highly-regarded civil litigation attorney. From the firm's office in Seattle, Washington, he represents individuals and businesses throughout the state in a variety of matters. In his construction defect practice, Mr. Chastain assists homeowners, condominium associations and businesses that have been harmed by shoddy workmanship or inferior materials. He also represents policy holders whose claims have been denied in bad faith by their insurance companies.

Mr. Chastain represents contractors, engineers, architects, and building material and equipment vendors who are seeking payment for services rendered or goods provided, and he has experience with mechanic's liens and bond claims in this regard. In addition, he has a general commercial litigation background, including lawsuits involving the breach of business contracts, and he also has experience in the drafting of real estate and other agreements. The quality of his work in all of these areas as well as his high degree of ethics have not gone unnoticed by his fellow attorneys, who have given Mr. Chastain an "Excellent" peer-review rating through Avvo.

Majoring in history and political science, Mr. Chastain attended the University of Washington in Seattle as an undergraduate, and in 2006, he received a Bachelor of Arts. After spending a year in Argentina, he returned to Washington and enrolled at Seattle University School of Law. Mr. Chastain was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2010. Admitted to practice before all Washington state courts, he has been with Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S. since January 2014, and he became a shareholder at the beginning of 2018.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Construction Litigation: Consumer
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
Focus Areas

Construction Defects


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

About Seth E. Chastain

First Admitted: 2010, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Educational Background

  • University of Washington B.A. 2006 (History)
  • University of Washington B.A. 2006 (Political Science)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oregon, 2015
  • Washington, 2010
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Office Location for Seth E. Chastain

1200 Fifth Ave
Suite 1850
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-965-9028

Fax: 206-382-5527

Last Updated: 1/28/2021

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