Betts Patterson Mines

Shawna M. Lydon


Seattle Office

(206) 268-8637

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Shawna M. Lydon

Shawna M. Lydon is a Shareholder and a member of the Litigation Practice Group at Betts Patterson Mines P.S.  Her practice is primarily in the areas of employment law and  defense litigation, including premises liability, product liability, and professional liability matters.  Ms. Lydon has substantial experience handling arbitrations and mediations, as well as taking cases to trial for the last 20 years. Ms. Lydon also has considerable leadership experience by holding various positions throughout the firm and maintaining a place on the Management Committee for the last several years. Similarly, Ms. Lydon routinely manages a team of lawyers and staff to address her clients’ legal needs. Finally, Ms. Lydon regularly advises the firm on employment law and human resource issues. Prior to joining Betts Patterson Mines, Ms. Lydon was proud to serve as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Charles W. Johnson of the Washington State Supreme Court.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, FMLA - Overview, Pitfalls and Reducing Risk/Abuse, HUB International 
  • Speaker, Women in Legal and Corporate Leadership Summit
  • Author, Will Price Control Legislation Satisfactorily Address the Issue of High Prescription Drug Prices?: Several States Are Waiting in the Balance for PhRMA v. Concannon, 26 Seattle University Law Review 1 (2002)