John T. Petrie - Seattle Attorney - Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
John T. Petrie

John T. Petrie

Of Counsel


John joined Ryan Swanson in 1993 after 20 years of practice with his own firm in Seattle. He represents developers, contractors, and lenders in a broad range of real estate matters, as well as representing policyholders in insurance coverage litigation. His experience includes land use, sales, purchases and financing of real estate, as well as civil litigation and insurance coverage work. Recently John’s practice has emphasized insurance coverage for policyholders with landslide, hazardous waste and construction issues.

Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • Co-, “Occurrence’ Coverage for Pollution Damage – Searching for the Policyholder’s Actual Subjective Expectation,” 28 Gonzaga Law Review 553 (1993)
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Seminars: Bad Faith Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Advanced Real Estate Remedies
Honors & Awards
  • Seattle Business Magazine, Seattle’s Best Lawyers (2012)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2007-present)
  • Named to Washington Super Lawyers® list (2001-2006, 2010-present)
  • McAuliffe Law Honor Society
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Professional & Community Activities
  • Youth soccer coach, Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club and the CYO