Merris A. Washington
Of Counsel
(281) 203-5759
Office: The Woodlands
J.D. Thomas Jefferson School of Law
B.A. San Diego State University
Licensure: CA | TX
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Merris Washington offers years of experience successfully representing clients in the defense of personal injury claims, wrongful death matters, medical malpractice actions, insurance coverage disputes, premises liability matters, construction defect matters and construction site injury actions. Merris has tried cases to verdict but also appreciates and understands that trial is not always the best solution. Merris personalizes her representation on each particular client’s needs while remaining focused on achieving the best outcome in the most cost-efficient manner pursuant to litigation guidelines.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2016-2017 Rathwell & Wallison
2013-2015 Phillip Hack & Associates, APC
2001-2013 Farmer Case & Fedor
1998-2001 Child Support Enforcement Division, San Diego District Attorney's Office

Key Experience

Represented insureds of multiple national auto insurance carriers on third party claims related to personal injury litigation, wrongful death and property damage claims
Defended insurers in claims for uninsured and underinsured motorist benefits
Represented multiple national auto insurance carriers on first party claims related to coverage disputes and bad faith

Memberships & Awards

American Bar Association
The Woodlands Bar Association