Christopher E. Love

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Tacoma, WA

Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC
909 A Street, Suite 700
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253-777-0799
Fax: 253-627-0654
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Appellate (30%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (40%), Civil Rights (10%), General Litigation (10%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Love's practice emphasizes consumer class action litigation, appellate matters, and complex trial litigation in both state and federal courts.  The clients Mr. Love successfully has represented include consumers wronged by some of the world's largest corporations, such as Apple, as well as vulnerable individuals failed by powerful corporate and governmental entities.  Mr. Love also has served as the primary attorney in multiple successful appeals before the Washington State Court of Appeals, the Washington State Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Mr. Love currently is the Vice-Chair of the Washington State Association for Justice's Making Good Law Committee dedicated to assisting plaintiffs' attorneys in identifying and preserving important legal issues for successful appeals.  Mr. Love graduated from the Seattle University School of Law and is a senior associate at his firm.

About Christopher E. Love

Admitted: 2010, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Twede v. University of Washington - Consent decree requiring University of Washington to remediate, subject to Plaintiffs' oversight, numerous Americans With Disability Act violations in numerous parking facilities and lots located on its Seattle campus, 2018
  • Lusson, et al. v. Apple, Inc. - confidential settlement terms re: Error 53 class action litigation, 2017
  • Walker v. Hunter Donaldson, LLC, et al. - $7.5 million settlement with MultiCare Health System re: unlawful medical services liens practices, 2014
  • Blasco v. El Gaucho Tacoma, LLC - $1.5 million class action settlement for over 900 workers wrongfully deneid pay for overtime and missed meal and rest breaks, tip pool violations, and auatomatic service charge violations, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Authored/presented written materials regarding the record on review, preservation of common types of issues in civil trials, effective utilization of motions for reconsideration or for a new trial, and practical and legal considerations in pursuing an appeal in Washington State courts, Playing the Long Game: Trial and Beyond from An Appellate Perspective, Washington State Bar Association, 2018
  • Authored Chapter 29, "Offers of Judgment" , Washington Employment Law Deskbook, Washington State Association for Justice, 2017
  • Authored Chapter Seven, "Medical Provider Liens", Washington Subrogation Deskbook, Washington State Association for Justice, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Served on Washington State Supreme Court workgroup researching and implementing proposed amendments to the Washington State Rules of Appellate Procedure, 2018
  • Local Rules Committee, United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, 2018
  • Co-chair, Court Rules Committee, Washington State Association for Justice, 2018

Industry Groups

  • Washington State Association For Justice; American Association For Justice
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Office Location for Christopher E. Love

909 A Street
Suite 700
Tacoma, WA 98402

Last Updated: 2/19/2021

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