Tristan Swanson


Tristan Swanson joined Miller Nash Graham & Dunn in April 2019 as partner. Tristan’s practice focuses on construction, real estate, and insurance coverage disputes. He represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, landlords, and developers and has achieved successful outcomes for clients in state and federal courts, and in alternative dispute proceedings. Tristan prides himself on his ability to help clients reach successful outcomes by precisely tailoring strategies for each client’s unique situation.

Tristan is also well versed in dispute-resolution services, frequently conducting prelitigation negotiations or providing counsel related to the risks and rewards of moving forward with formal claims or lawsuits. He regularly advises on construction contracts, notice procedures, lien claims, demand letters, insurance tenders, and purchase and sale agreements.


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2009, Moot Court Honor Board, President (2008-09)
  • B.A., Evergreen State College, 2003

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