Jerry R. McNaul

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Jerry R. McNaul

Jerry McNaul’s practice includes, but is not limited to, commercial, employment, and construction litigation. His experience includes many substantial trials in federal and state courts for private and public litigants in these areas.

Mr. McNaul has served as special assistant attorney general in major construction cases, including the sinking of the I-90 floating bridge, and the initial construction and later expansion of the Washington State Convention & Trade Center. He has represented employers and employees in various and major employment litigation, and he has tried major antitrust cases. He has also been appointed by various federal and state court judges to serve as special master; been selected to serve as mediator to resolve a large number of cases in federal and state courts regarding intellectual property rights, construction, antitrust, breach of contract, class actions, employment, and environmental issues; and served as an arbitrator in many cases in a wide variety of practice areas.

Mr. McNaul is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and he formerly served as cochair of the Civil Justice Reform Act Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, trustee for the King County Bar Association, and chairperson for the Washington State Bar Association Rules and Procedures Committee. He has lectured at many CLE seminars over the years, and he serves as an AAA arbitrator. Mr. McNaul is listed in Benchmark Litigation 2011 as a Litigation Star, in Chambers and Partners' Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as one of the best commercial litigators in Washington State, and has been listed since 2003 as one of Washington State’s “Super Lawyers.”

Mr. McNaul began his career as a trial attorney with the Federal Trade Commission (Division of Mergers) in Washington, D.C., from 1968 to 1970. He began his private practice in Seattle with the firm of Culp Dwyer Guterson & Grader in 1970, became a partner in 1972, and continued there until the firm’s dissolution. He became a founding member of McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren in 1995.

Practice Areas


  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 1968)
  • Washington State University (B.A., 1965), high honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State, 1968

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts, Western and Eastern Districts of Washington State
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Super Lawyers Designation