Morgan J. Wais

Morgan has extensive experience in civil litigation, including jury trials and post-judgment appeals. Prior to co-founding Rainier Legal Advocates, LLC, Morgan spent three and a half years working for a notable Seattle defense firm conducting construction defect defense, premises liability defense, land use defense, and insurance defense, among other litigated cases. Morgan also spent more than five years working in-house for one of the Country's largest auto insurers, where he defended his clients and the company in hundreds of arbitrations, dozens of mediations, and more than 15 jury trials. Additionally, Morgan has spent years defending criminally accused persons throughout the counties and municipalities of Washington, with numerous jury verdicts in favor of his clients.

Morgan attended Seattle University School of Law, where he served as an editor for Law Review and was a published author in the Law Review. For his undergraduate study, Morgan attended the University of Washington, earning a Bachelors in Business Administration and a minor in Law, Society, and Justice.

Outside of the office and courtroom, Morgan is an avid outdoor enthusiast. He loves mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding, backpacking, and camping. Morgan has climbed to the summit of Mt. Rainier seven times, and he completed Ironman Canada in 2013. Morgan also assists with youth sports to keep himself and his three kids active at all times.

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
      • Tort Motor Vehicle
      • Real Property
  • Construction
      • Defect
      • Injury
      • Contract
  • Insurance Coverage
      • Defense & Indemnity
      • IFCA
  • Criminal Defense
      • Misdemeanor
      • DUI
      • Assault/Domestic Violence
      • Restoration of Rights

Education & Membership:

  • College: University of Washington, Foster School of Business, B.A. in Business Administration, 2002
  • Law School: Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2005
    • Seattle University Law Review, Business Editor and Published Author
  • Admitted: Washington, 2005
  • Member: Washington State Bar Association; King County Bar Association; Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Morgan works in our Issaquah office and can be reached at