Our Team - Melinda Drogseth

Melinda Drogseth

Senior Associate

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
  • Insurance Defense
  • Maritime and Transportation
  • Healthcare

Personal Narrative

Before joining Nicoll Black & Feig, Mindy was an attorney at Lee Smart where her practice focused on representing hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers in all stages of medical malpractice litigation. She also advised healthcare entities on risk management and regulatory compliance. 

Mindy graduated magna cum laude from Seattle University School of Law in 2008. She clerked at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and then spent several years practicing as a public defender, gaining substantial trial experience. Mindy also has experience in public records disclosure, election law, and voting rights litigation.


Seattle University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

University of Washington, B.A., magna cum laude

Professional Experience

Lee Smart, Inc., 2012-2017

The Defender Association, 2009-2012

Allied Law Group, 2008-2009


Marine Insurance Association of Seattle

Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Bar Memberships

Washington State

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington