Williams Kastner Recognized As A 2012 Go-To Law Firm At The Top 500 Companies

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 16:21

Williams Kastner has been recognized as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm at the Top 500 Companies in the ALM’s (American Legal Media) Ninth Annual Edition of In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies. This distinction places Williams Kastner in an elite group that delivers exceptional work for the In-house legal departments at the Fortune 500 companies.  Each year, general counsel and other company leaders are polled by ALM, American Legal Media, on which law firms they rely upon for outside counsel in a number of practice areas. This year, Williams Kastner has been selected by our client, TravelCenters of America, as a Go-To Law Firm forLitigation.


Mr. Artman, who is joining the firm as an associate, is a member of the health care practice group. Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Mr. Artman had an internship at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in Washington D.C. and was an extern for Justice Kathryn E. Zenoff, Second District Appellate Court of Illinois in Rockford, Illinois. He is also fluent in French and conversant in Mandarin.


The law firm of Williams Kastner has announced the addition of Shelby Smith as an associate in its Seattle office. Ms. Smith’s practice will focus on health care. Ms. Smith served as deputy prosecuting attorney for the Criminal Division of the King County Prosecutor’s Office for ten years.

Earlier this month, Williams Kastner welcomed Sarah Joye and Dan Velloth to its Seattle office.Ms. Joye, who is joining the firm as an associate, is a member of the health care practice group. Prior to law school, Ms. Joye worked on health care policy and political campaigns for a national non-profit organization.

Mr. Velloth is joining Williams Kastner as an associate. His practice is focused on business litigation. Previous to his employment with Williams Kastner, Mr. Velloth interned at the United States Department of Labor where he gained insight and experience into complex employment law issues.