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Eleanor Lyon


I joined Ashbaugh Beal as an attorney in 2021 after graduating from the University of Washington School of Law with experience in appellate practice, tort litigation, and tribal public defense. Since then, I have been honored to represent all manner of clients, including tribal nations, property owners, contractors, employees, and small business owners, in a wide variety of civil disputes. I have represented these clients at all possible stages of dispute resolution, including in informal negotiations, in mediation, in litigation, and on appeal. I have learned that no matter the client, no matter the dispute, there is no substitute for superior preparation and zealous advocacy.

I work extensively with the Insurance Recovery group at Ashbaugh Beal. This work involves securing compensation for homeowners and business owners facing costly property damage, a situation often complicated by insurance carriers that are unwilling to provide promised coverage. I have assisted in securing significant recoveries for policyholders whose insurers denied insurance claims in bad faith.

I have additionally assisted contractors and subcontractors in litigation over complex commercial contracts, both public and private. Furthermore, I have assisted clients with disputes arising out of employment termination, property use, and real estate contracts.

Trial courts do not always get things right the first time around. A dedicated appellate attorney can provide the guidance and zealous advocacy that your unique case needs on appeal. My appellate briefs have been referenced in landmark decisions by the Washington State Supreme Court, I have received awards for appellate advocacy, and I am passionate about the art of civil appeals.

I look forward to connecting to discuss how I and the rest of the Ashbaugh Beal team can assist with your legal needs.

Insurance Recovery

Commercial and Business Litigation

Complex Civil Litigation

Construction Litigation

Civil Appeals

University of Washington School of Law, Juris Doctor 2021

  • Women’s Law Caucus, President
  • Moot Court Honor Board, VP of Alumni Relations and National Moot team competitor
  • Tribal lay advocate with Tribal Public Defense Clinic
  • Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts member

Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Arts 2017

  • Majors in Political Science and Economics
  • Model United Nations Team Secretary General and multi-award winner for oral advocacy


  • Washington State Bar
  • Tulalip Tribal Bar

Washington State Bar
Tulalip Tribal Bar
King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers

CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Excellent Achievement in Persuasive Writing

Speaker Award, Best Brief Winner, Finalist – New York City Bar Association Regional Moot Court Competition

Oral Advocate Award, Second Best Brief Winner, Finalist – Judson Falknor Appellate Advocacy Competition