Curtis C. Isacke
Curtis Isacke practices in the Litigation and Trial group at McNaul Ebel. He has extensive experience representing individuals, executives, directors, financial institutions, and national and international companies in a variety of matters, including appellate, commercial, employment, qui tam, securities, white collar, antitrust, legal malpractice, and insurance litigation.
Curtis has represented clients in state and federal courts, including the US Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Ninth, and District of Columbia Circuits, and in numerous United States district courts. He has also conducted internal investigations, legislative advocacy, and amici curiae briefing on behalf of clients.
In addition to his exemplary work for clients, Curtis provides pro bono counsel for clients in civil rights and immigration law matters. He has also represented minor children as a court-appointed guardian ad litem in custody disputes.
Prior to joining McNaul Ebel, Curtis practiced in the Washington, DC, office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he focused on appellate litigation, complex civil litigation, and white-collar defense.
Representative Cases & Matters
- Represented a Fortune 500 healthcare company in False Claims Act qui tam litigation.
- Represented a Fortune 500 company in tort litigation with contractors.
- Represented a prominent hedge fund in litigation with a foreign government.
- Represented several major national law firms in legal malpractice litigation.
- Represented a national commercial bank in a mortgage foreclosures investigation by regulators.
- Represented a national insurance company in bad-faith litigation.
- Litigated authority and duties of government agencies, nonprofits, and cooperatives.
- Represented prominent Seattle companies, executives, and entrepreneurs in securities, derivative, and corporate governance litigation.
Awards & Activities
- Yale Law School (JD, 2011)
- Bowdoin College (BA, 2007), magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
- Washington, 2015
- District of Columbia, 2012
- California, 2011
- US District Court for the Western District of Washington, 2015