Rodney L. Umberger of Williams Kastner in Seattle, Washington, has been named Chair of USLAW NETWORK for 2021-22. He succeeds Dan L. Longo of Murchison & Cumming LLP in Los Angeles. The leadership change was made at the NETWORK’s annual fall member business meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

“I am honored to serve as USLAW NETWORK Chair for the coming year and eager to help the NETWORK roll out several exciting initiatives that will further enhance our collaboration and client-first approach,” said Umberger. “As we collectively focus on moving business forward in these unprecedented times, I feel confident that we can continue to deliver the valuable resources and exceptional service needed to support our clients’ legal matters wherever they may arise.”

About Rod Umberger

  • Rod is first and foremost the proud father of two outstanding young men, Jackson and Colton, whom he adores.
  • He is also a trial lawyer with hundreds of jury trials under his belt and experience handling high-exposure product liability, transportation, premises liability, toxic tort, class actions and a variety of commercial litigation matters.
  • Rod is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, named in Best Lawyers in America and was one of only 16 attorneys in Washington State recognized as a top civil litigation defense attorney by Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers.