Inessa Baram-Blackwell

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.6266 |

Areas of Practice

Inessa Baram-Blackwell concentrates in the areas of complex commercial litigation, and trust and estate litigation. She has successfully represented clients in a variety of antitrust, securities and business disputes in federal and state court. In her trust and estate dispute practice, she regularly represents parties in their roles as trustees, beneficiaries and family members. Inessa also maintains an active and varied pro bono practice.

Professional Experience

  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Associate (2008-2013)
  • Alaska Supreme Court,  Law Clerk to the Honorable Daniel E. Winfree and the Honorable Alexander O. Bryner (2007-2008)
  • Washington Supreme Court, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Bobbe J. Bridge (2006)
  • Driscoll & Hunter, Law Clerk (2005)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2007)
    • Washington Law Review, Articles Editor
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (M.F.A., Creative Writing, 2004)
  • Reed College (B.A., Economics/Mathematics, 1998)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Class Action Defense
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Litigation

Awards and Honors

  • Named as a “Washington Rising Star,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Business Litigation (2016)