Foster Garvey is pleased to welcome Maggie Sholian, who has joined the firm's Litigation group as an Associate in Seattle.
Maggie comes to Foster Garvey after working for several years as a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division in Washington, D.C. where she worked on cases in federal and bankruptcy courts. Her experience also includes all aspects of class action lawsuits.
Maggie began her legal career in Washington state as a legal intern at the Law Offices of William D. Hochberg and as a Summer Associate at Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC. In law school, she worked as a Judicial Extern at the Washington State Court of Appeals for the Honorable Stephen Dwyer. After law school, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Stanley A. Bastian, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.
Maggie stays up-to-date with a variety of legal issues including water law; real property; administrative law; covenant not to compete; employment overtime exemptions; contract interpretation and arbitration clauses; use of excessive force in schools; conflict of laws; and class certification issues.
Maggie obtained her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law with high honors in 2016, where she was the Managing Editor at the Washington Law Review and received CALI Awards for Excellence in Constitutional Law I; Problems in Professional Responsibility; Administrative Law; Community Property; Employment Discrimination; and Estate Planning. Maggie received her B.S., summa cum laude, from Portland State University, where she played Division I Varsity Softball.