Diane Babbitt is an accomplished trial attorney who focuses her practice on toxic tort and employment litigation as well as general coverage and bad faith litigation. READ MORE
In March 2021, Diane and her partner, Brian Smith, tried the first all-Zoom asbestos trial in King County, Seattle, Washington to verdict on behalf of a product manufacturer and distributor involving claims of asbestos exposure at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington. After a 4-week trial, the jury returned a defense verdict for their client.
In her employment practice, Diane represents and consults with insurance companies and employers on employment and labor issues including but not limited to discipline, harassment, terminations, unions, discrimination, unemployment, employment hiring practices, non-competition agreement, and wage and hour issues.
Outside of the office, her hobbies and interests include tennis, horseback riding, hiking, and volunteering for local animal services.
Foley & Mansfield, PLLP
Jackson Jenkins Renstrom LLP, Partner (2014-2015)
Diane C Babbitt, Attorney at Law (2010-2014)
Withey Morris PLC, Firm Administrator (2007-2009)
Bullivant Houser Bailey, Attorney (1991-1999)
Keller Rohrback, LLP, Attorney(1988-1991)
Willamette University Alumni Board, Executive Committee (2007-2016)
Oregon State Bar Association (2011-Present)
Washington State Bar Association (1988-Present)
Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association (2015-Present)
Defense Research Institute (2013-Present)
Oregon Associate of Defense Counsel (2013-Present)
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (2019-Present)
Multnomah County Animal Services, Volunteer (2011-2019)
Laguna Parent Teacher Organization, Board of Directors (2005-2008)
Bellevue Arts Museum, Executive Committee, Board of Trustees (1998-2007)
Spectrum Dance Theater, Board of Directors (2002-2003)
Washington Women Lawyers, King County, Board of Trustees, Treasurer (1999-2001)
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