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We are Carroll, Biddle, & Bilanko, PLLC

Washington Lawyer Brandon Carroll
Brandon Carroll is a Partner at CBB Legal in Washington

Brandon Carroll • Partner

bcarroll@cbblegal.com
  206-338-1821

Brandon Carroll is a Partner at Carroll, Biddle, & Bilanko, PLLC, where he represents and advises clients on a wide range of real estate, construction, land use and business issues including acquisition/disposition, contracting, entitlement, development, leasing, business formation, commercial financing and related litigation. A native of Washington, Mr. Carroll has been continually recognized by his peers as a "Rising Star" in the Washington legal community, a designation reserved for only 2.5% of Washington attorneys. In addition, Mr. Carroll is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, and a Small Business Administration approved Designated Attorney.

Prior to co-founding Carroll, Biddle & Bilanko, PLLC, Mr. Carroll was a Partner in the Seattle office of an 800+ attorney national commercial law firm. Mr. Carroll has also served as in-house counsel for one of the largest publicly traded real estate developers in the U.S.

Admissions
  • Washington
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • Oregon
Memberships
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • WSBA Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
  • WSBA Environmental and Land Use Law Section
  • WSBA Construction Section
Honors
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star Distinction (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)


Contact

bcarroll@cbblegal.com
  206-338-1821

Washington Lawyer Jeffrey Bilanko
Jeffrey Bilanko is a Partner at CBB Legal in Washington

Jeffrey Bilanko • Partner

jbilanko@cbblegal.com
  206-338-1496

Jeffrey Bilanko is a partner at Carroll, Biddle, & Bilanko, PLLC. He has extensive experience in litigating a variety of matters including commercial litigation and environmental matters in federal and state courts including all levels of the Washington Court of Appeals. His experience also includes professional liability defense (accountants, real estate brokers and agents, environmental engineers, and insurance brokers). Mr. Bilanko's commercial litigation practice focuses on representing corporations, officers and directors in complex commercial and product liability litigation. His litigation experience includes Washington Public Records Act claims as well as Condo Act and Homeowner Act claims. He also represents clients in class actions and unfair trade claims, including TCPA. His environmental practices focuses on defending clients in MTCA and CERCLA actions.

Before moving back to Washington in 2007, Mr. Bilanko practiced in California for six years. Mr. Bilanko is admitted to practice in Washington, California, and the District of Columbia.

Admissions
  • Washington
  • California
  • District of Columbia
Memberships
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Washington
  • District of Columbia Bar Association


Contact

jbilanko@cbblegal.com
  206-338-1496

Washington Lawyer Petra Ambrose
Petra Ambrose is an attorney at CBB Legal in Washington

Petra Ambrose • Attorney

pambrose@cbblegal.com

Petra Ambrose is an attorney at Carroll, Biddle, & Bilanko, PLLC. She's a seasoned litigator with experience in numerous areas. Her practice is currently focused on malpractice and professional liability suits against medical and healthcare professionals/entities, attorneys, real estate brokers and construction design professionals. She also handles cybersecurity claims and litigation, and healthcare related claims and administrative proceedings, including defending long-term care facilities and nursing homes. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society's Northwest Chapter.

Prior to joining CBB, Petra spent over a decade representing general contractors in personal injury and construction-defect related litigation. Her other areas of practice include personal injury, premises liability, commercial litigation, and insurance bad faith. She has extensive experience litigating, mediating, and settling cases in both state and federal courts in Washington and Nevada, and has obtained numerous successful results, including dismissals. Her experience in numerous practice areas has given her unmatched insight into defending her clients.

Petra prides herself on using creative strategies to obtain favorable results for clients, including dismissals. She recently obtained dismissals of all claims against a real estate broker client, and two attorneys in legal malpractice claims, a homeowners' association in an alleged breach of fiduciary duty case, dismissals of four directors and officers, as well as an accounting firm. She has also successfully obtained permanent injunctions on behalf of two clients.

Petra has a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law and a B.A. from George Washington University.

Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Nevada
  • District of Columbia
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Memberships
  • American Bar Association (Lawyer's Professional Liability; Forum on Construction)
  • Iranian American Bar Association
Languages
  • French
  • Farsi (Persian)


Contact

pambrose@cbblegal.com

Washington Lawyer Ryan Foltz
Ryan Foltz is an attorney at CBB Legal in Washington

Ryan Foltz • Attorney

rfoltz@cbblegal.com

Ryan Foltz is an attorney at Carroll, Biddle, & Bilanko, PLLC. Ryan's practice focuses on representing owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and product manufacturers in all phases of private and public construction disputes. He regularly represents clients in multi-party litigation involving commercial, multi-family, single-family, and public projects.

Ryan's construction practice includes the representation of architects, engineers, and other construction and real estate professionals against professional liability claims. He also counsels clients regarding the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, professional services agreements, and other industry-related agreements and provides advice regarding worksite safety, risk management, and best practices.

Ryan's broad litigation experience includes the defense of corporations and individuals in a wide range of complex commercial, general liability, real estate, and personal injury lawsuits. His established insurance background includes coverage litigation and the defense of bad faith insurance claims.

Ryan has a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Washington.

Admissions
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Memberships
  • Washington State Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Associated General Contractors
Honors
  • Rising Stars® distinction in the fields of Construction Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense and Professional Liability Defense, Washington Law & Politics (2005, 2006, 2009-2012, 2015)


Contact

rfoltz@cbblegal.com

Washington Lawyer Suki Kaplan
Suki Kaplan is an attorney at CBB Legal in Washington

Suki Kaplan • Attorney

skaplan@cbblegal.com

Suki Kaplan is an attorney at Carroll, Biddle, & Bilanko, PLLC. She represents businesses and individuals in civil litigation and appellate matters in federal and state courts in Washington. She has experience handling a wide range of cases, including commercial, contract, property damage, real estate, class action, insurance bad faith, Consumer Protection Act, Condo Act, landlord/tenant, and employment discrimination matters. In her practice, Suki works with clients to find unique and adaptive strategies to meet their litigation goals.

Prior to joining CBB, Suki’s practice focused primarily on maritime, insurance defense, and insurance coverage issues in federal and state courts in Washington, Alaska, and Oregon. In addition, she has experience in family and juvenile dependency areas of law, as a prior employee of the Juvenile Court in Seattle, a volunteer for the Washington Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program, and a pro bono attorney with the King County Bar Association Neighborhood legal clinics. Suki also served as a legal extern with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington, Terrorism and Violent Crimes Unit.

Suki has a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and a B.A. from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Admissions
  • Washington
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
Memberships
  • Washington State Bar Association


Contact

skaplan@cbblegal.com

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