Andrea D. Orth

Andrea Orth has been engaged in private legal practice, as a commercial litigator, since 1996 when she completed a two-year judicial clerkship with the Washington State Court of Appeals.

In early 2003, after approximately seven years of commercial legal practice with the Garvey Schubert & Barer law firm, where she was admitted as Partner, she joined the firm, of counsel. Andrea joined the firm, now known as Bucknell Stehlik Sato & Orth, LLP,  as a full equity partner in August 2016.

Andrea’s practice focuses on commercial litigation in the general areas of contract law (varied experience with a variety of business agreements including purchase and sale, leasing, borrowing agreements, notes and security interests, etc.), debtor/creditor relations, officer/director liability, receiverships, and civil/commercial torts such as fraud, fraudulent transfer, misrepresentation, unfair competition, etc. She litigates in state and federal court and has trial and arbitration experience.

Andrea is a member of the Washington State Bar and Litigation Section thereof, and is admitted to practice in state and federal Washington courts, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington BA, cum laude 1990
Seattle University Law School (formerly University of Puget Sound Law School) JD, cum laude 1994

Professional Experience

State of Washington Court of Appeals, Division II, judicial law clerk to Judge Charlie Wiggins and John Turner, Seattle, WA 1994-1996
Garvey Schubert & Barer, Partner, Seattle, WA 1996-2003
Bucknell Stehlik & Sato, LLP, Seattle, WA 2003 – Present

Andrea D. Orth

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