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For 60 years, MacDonald Hoague & Bayless has provided the highest quality legal service to people and businesses throughout Washington and across the country.

We have successfully litigated cases that have resulted in landmark decisions in constitutional, criminal, immigration, and employment law. We handle a myriad of complex legal matters including civil rights, fair housing, medical malpractice, and other tort and contract cases – from investigation through trial and appeal. We have fashioned immigration solutions for the Northwest’s largest corporations and for people from all around the world.

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MHB Client Receives Record Settlement for Wrongful Imprisonment

In late October MHB lawyers, and their co-counsel at the Portland insurance firm of Parsons Farnell & Grein and the Connelly Law Offices, finalized the largest settlement for wrongful conviction and imprisonment in Washington history, a total of $26 million paid to two men who spent almost two decades in prison for a crime they did not commit. The resolution brought an end to more than six years of litigation by MHB on behalf of Alan Northrop and by the Connelly Law Offices on behalf of Alan’s co-defendant Larry Davis, seeking compensation for their years of loss.

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  1. Class Action Investigation for Wage Violations by Jackson Hewitt
  2. Ruling: Race-based staffing decision at Western State Hospital violates law
  3. MHB lawyers win WA Supreme Court ruling 9-0: State cannot assign employees by race
  4. Division III interprets Washington’s wrongful conviction statute to provide greater relief for people wrongly imprisoned, often for many years