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4.22.2014

Denton, Schoeggl and Howenstine Join Lane Powell’s Litigation Practice Group

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Stephania Camp Denton and David M. Schoeggl have rejoined Lane Powell as shareholders, and David W. Howenstine has joined as an attorney, in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining Lane Powell, the three practiced law at Mills Meyers Swartling.

Denton focuses her practice on insurance coverage issues, class action litigation and health care disputes. She has significant experience arguing before the Washington State Supreme Court, as well as state and federal trial and appellate courts. Denton received her J.D., with high honors, from the University of Washington School of Law and her B.S. from Texas A&M University.

Schoeggl has more than 30 years of experience handling complex high-stakes trials and arbitrations for clients including national and international insurers, the aviation industry, product manufacturers, and local businesses facing difficult or unusual claims. He is also frequently retained as an expert in cases involving insurance, claims handling and professional liability. Schoeggl also arbitrates and mediates insurance and aviation disputes. Since 1998, he has been an adjunct professor of insurance law at Seattle University School of Law. Schoeggl received his J.D., with honors, and his B.A. from the University of Washington.

Howenstine focuses his practice on aviation, tort defense, insurance coverage, products liability and general commercial disputes. He regularly defends aviation clients in state and federal court in cases alleging negligence, wrongful death, premises liability and disability discrimination. He also routinely analyzes complex insurance coverage issues and represents parties in state and federal court in cases involving coverage disputes and bad faith claims handling. Howenstine received his J.D., with high honors, from the University of Washington School of Law and his B.A. from Reed College.