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First-Rate Lawyers, First-Rate Results

Founded in 1969, Schroeter Goldmark & Bender, a law firm in Seattle, has a record of success second to none in the Northwest. From serious personal injuries and wrongful death to individual and class actions across a range of practices, SGB is singularly focused on getting the best outcome for our clients. We win by staying true to our founding principle: ordinary people deserve first-rate lawyers when fighting against powerful interests. We are on your side.

American College of Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Best Law Firms 2023
Washington State Bar Foundation
the will and experience to succeed

Our attorneys are experienced across a range of practice areas and have the knowledge, skill, and tenacity to see you through any challenge.

years of fighting for our clients
Why Choose SGB?
Experienced Trial Lawyers

Experienced Trial Lawyers

SGB has decades of victories. We are skilled and seasoned trial lawyers, prepared to go the distance.

Dedicated, Compassionate Service

Dedicated, Compassionate Service

We care about our clients. We listen to their goals, anticipate their needs, and keep our word.

Innovative, Strategic Approaches

Innovative, Strategic Approaches

Every case is unique. We craft our approach to each case to achieve exceptional results for our clients.

Passion for Justice

Passion for Justice

We fight for what's right and believe in the power of the courtroom to achieve justice for our clients and the community.

50+ Years of Experience

50+ Years of Experience

When you need an attorney with the experience and resources to hold accountable those responsible for harm they’ve caused, contact our law office in Seattle to arrange a consultation.

Liz and Adam were an outstanding team. They worked together very well, and you can tell they have a lot of respect for each other. Adam is a very experienced, skilled attorney, and it shows.


“The SGB firm was a gift to our family. We couldn’t have found a better team of people to act on our behalf."

The Larson Family

“We highly recommend the SGB team to handle your mesothelioma case. They took the time to get to know us and really understand who we are as a family."

Wayne and Lisa Wright

“My husband was diagnosed with mesothelioma and we reached out to Kaitlin to represent us, we are so grateful we did. Kaitlin not only knows everything about asbestos law, but she was the most caring attorney we've dealt with..."


“Jamal Whitehead is a perfect example of the absolute best-case scenario client representation. When you are looking for a lawyer you hope you are making the right decision. Jamal was hands down fantastic!..."


"Liz and the entire team at her office were always available for me whenever I had a question or concern about my case. My calls and emails were responded to promptly and my questions thoroughly and clearly answered..."


“Please allow this review to highly recommend both Lindsay Halm and Becky Roe. These two amazing intelligent woman brought me though a process that I knew nothing about. They were professional, direct, honest and fully prepared me for the anxiety, stress and unpleasantness involved in litigation..."


“I was involved in a serious accident in the mountains that left me as a paraplegic. I was referred to SGB by a family member and am very thankful to have been represented by them..."


"Adam, after learning about my situation with my employer, took on my case. My employer stated they would have fought the lawsuit if I had not retained Adam with Schroeter Goldmark Bender. My employer settled the class action at nearly 100% of the damages stated in my complaint..."


SGB Spotlight: Thomas Breen

SGB Spotlight: Thomas Breen

Tom represents people who have been catastrophically harmed from a defective product and from recreational malfeasance, as well as people who have been sexually assaulted. He is a former Prosecutor, commercial litigator, and trial advocacy instructor. He was a Latin American Cain fellow in Brazil, a legislative intern for a Latino section of the Bronx, a bilingual inner-city teacher with Teach for America, the founder of a foreign exchange program and director of a literacy academy for Latin American immigrants.

SGB is a local law firm that cares deeply about many community organizations and causes throughout the Northwest.

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