Ted Buck

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Seattle, Washington

Frey Buck, P.S.
Ted Buck
Frey Buck, P.S.

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, General Litigation, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 1992

Education: University of Washington School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2001 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2000 - 2001

Frey Buck, P.S.

1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101 Visit website


An attorney at the Seattle, Washington, law firm of Frey Buck, P.S., Ted Buck assists clients with general litigation, catastrophic loss and business disputes/planning. Mr. Buck has an exceptional track record in the courtroom and before appellate courts, including successfully representing the City of Seattle in a number of significant cases. He also has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients in catastrophic loss and subrogation cases. Mr. Buck holds the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

From the time Mr. Buck earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law in 1992, he has understood the importance of planning and risk management in business matters. For more than 20 years, he has provided customized guidance and personalized attention to individuals and business owners. He believes the best defense to a number of business-related disputes is good planning. For this reason, he helps his clients develop solutions aimed at avoiding potential problems.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Buck. He is a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Inc., and previously served as the president of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers. Mr. Buck also shares his knowledge with other legal professionals as a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars. Mr. Buck also serves on the advisory board of the Salvation Army Northwest Division and the Seattle Police Foundation.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice areas

Civil Litigation: Defense, General Litigation, Appellate, Business Litigation

Focus areas

Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, Trade Secret

  • 40% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 40% General Litigation
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Business Litigation

First Admitted: 1992, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://freybuck.com/attorneys/ted-buck/

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV+ Rating
  • Recognized as a "Super Lawyer", Washington Law and Politics magazine
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter, upcoming CLE "Successfully avoid the pitfall of police liability - what you don't know could hurt you"
  • Presenter, Continuing legal education seminars on topics including trial tactics, constitutional issues and inquest proceedings
Educational Background:
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Washington, 1992
  • University of Puget Sound, Physics, 1987
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association, Past President 2007-8, 1992
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, 2008
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chariman, William Booth Society, Salvation Army King County, 2016
  • Washington State Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation, Volunteer
  • Director, Seattle Police Foundation, 2017
Industry Groups:
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Individuals
  • Non-Profits

Office location for Ted Buck

1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-486-8000


24 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2001 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2000 - 2001

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