Peter J. Mullenix



Peter is an experienced attorney who specializes in product defect, medical device, and medical malpractice cases, advocating on behalf of injured patients and their families. He has a nationwide practice and is currently representing clients in Washington, California, Kentucky, and Georgia.

With a focus on holding manufacturers accountable, Peter has successfully litigated against major companies in cases involving medical devices such as the “da Vinci” surgical robot, “Norian” bone cement, the Penumbra “Coil 400” aneurysm coil, and the Ethicon Endo-Surgery circular surgical stapler. He has a track record of obtaining substantial verdicts and settlements for his clients.

Prior to his work as a plaintiff’s attorney, Peter gained valuable experience as a civil defense attorney, including defending the City of Seattle in police misconduct cases and representing manufacturers of asbestos-containing products in product liability lawsuits. He also served as a law clerk at the Washington State Court of Appeals for Judge Mary Kay Becker early in his career.

Peter’s commitment to patient safety goes beyond the courtroom. He serves on the Board of Washington Advocates for Patient Safety, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting patients from medical errors. He also recently served for two-years as Vice Chair of the Medical Negligence Practice Group of the Washington State Association for Justice.

Peter is passionate about helping individuals and small businesses seek justice and recover compensation for their injuries. Peter lives in West Seattle with his family. He shares his insights and knowledge on medical safety through his blog at

Honors & Memberships

Order of the Barristers
University of Washington School of Law

Moot Court Honor Board
University of Washington School of Law

Regional Team
Jessup International Moot Court Competition

Best Speaker
Judson Falknor Appellate Advocacy Competition

Eagle Member
Washington Association for Justice


University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2005

Washington State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001