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Fennemore and Savitt Bruce & Willey Combine in Seattle.

Seattle, Washington, January 9, 2024 – Fennemore, the fastest-growing law firm in the country, is thrilled to announce its strategic combination with Seattle-based Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP, effective February 1, 2024. The combined firm will be referred to as Fennemore, unifying the exceptional and forward-thinking legal services of Fennemore with the outstanding litigation talent of Savitt Bruce & Willey, and capitalizing on Seattle’s status as the fastest-growing big city in the country and a thriving hub for business and innovation.

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James Goodnow, CEO and managing partner of Fennemore, said, "Seattle's rapid ascent as a tech and industry epicenter makes it a natural focus for Fennemore's expansion. Our dedication to addressing clients' evolving needs aligns seamlessly with Savitt Bruce & Willey's rich diversity of outstanding litigation expertise. Renowned for their impressive litigation track record, the lawyers from Savitt Bruce & Willey will play a pivotal role in establishing and shaping the new Fennemore Seattle office. Together, we are committed to delivering the highest level of legal skill and service.”

This combination is a testament to Fennemore’s accelerated growth and its commitment to meeting the evolving legal needs of clients across various industry sectors, including technology, business, real estate, and other areas that drive the economy – all areas in which lawyers from Savitt Bruce & Willey have litigation expertise. Through the combination, clients can access a wide range of legal services with a deep pool of experienced lawyers.

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James Savitt, the managing partner at Savitt Bruce & Willey, will continue in a leadership role as the office managing partner at Fennemore. He said, "We're excited to have such a large bench of talented legal professionals to draw from, who are also great people, which will enable us to meet the full range of our clients' needs. In addition, the expanded technology and other resources now available to us will further enhance our ability to serve our clients most efficiently."

With this strategic combination, Fennemore’s footprint expands to 17 offices across five states: Washington, California, Colorado, Nevada, and its founding state, Arizona. This initiative further solidifies Fennemore’s position as a trailblazer in the legal industry and serving clients throughout the Western United States.

About Fennemore.

Since 1885, Fennemore has led the way in providing top-flight legal services tailored for businesses and business owners across the West. With a focus on people, innovation, and collaboration, Fennemore ensures that businesses receive exceptional service. Committed to client satisfaction and success, Fennemore offers cutting-edge legal services designed to empower businesses and their owners. For more information, visit

About Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP.

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is an accomplished boutique litigation firm dedicated to crafting winning strategies tailored to meet the distinct needs of clients nationwide. With a team of partners and associates who have excelled in large law firms, public service, and in-house counsel roles, the firm is committed to strategically delivering results for its clients.

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