Karl Neumann



(206) 224-1255

(206) 621-8783

Karl Neumann’s practice involves counseling and representing clients in a wide range of litigation matters including medical malpractice, medical device, product liability, breach of contract, real property, construction, liquor liability/dram shop, wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, and maritime and admiralty.  Karl handles all phases of litigation from initial investigations to trial and also advocates for clients at the appellate level.   Karl has experience representing a diverse set of clients and has significant industry knowledge to address the particular needs of each.  His clients have included medical providers, medical device and general product manufacturers, general and subcontractors, landowners, utility companies, technology companies, and governmental entities including the State of Washington. 

Karl received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in law, societies and justice from the University of Washington. At Illinois Law, Karl made the National Team for the Frederick Green Moot Court Competition and was an administrative editor for the Journal of Law, Technology & Policy. Karl received the CALI Award for counseling, fact negotiation and interviewing and received honors in legal research.  During his 1L summer, Karl was a judicial intern to the current Chief United States District Judge Jose L. Linares of the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.



Guest Post – Reverse Engineering Can Get You Only So Far. Florida Case Dismissed After Grant of Daubert Motions

June 12, 2020

Karl Neumann wrote a guest piece for the Drug & Device Law Blog discussing Ramkelewan v. Globus Medical Inc. No. 5:18-cv-100, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 229357 (M.D. Fla. Dec. 10, 2019).

Takeaways From FDA's Relaxed Rules For Making Face Masks

April 13, 2020

Denise Bense and Karl Neumann published an article to Law360 discussing the FDA's guidance policy for face masks and respirators during the coronavirus pandemic.

Guarding Against Conflict Over The Procuring Cause Doctrine

March 10, 2020

Karl Neumann contributed an article to Law360 discussing the procuring cause doctrine.

Guidance On Duty To Warn In Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

November 29, 2019

Karl Neumann published an article to The Physicians Report discussing how providers and scholars in recent years have advocated for the integration of behavioral and mental health care into the primary-care system.


  • University of Illinois College of Law , J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
  • University of Washington, B.A., 2010
  • Washington
  • Oregon

Washington Bar Association  

Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute