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Art Harrigan is a top commercial trial lawyer in Washington who specializes in Complex Civil Litigation, Tech and IP, and Employment litigation. He is regularly retained in high-stakes cases by individuals, businesses, and governmental entities that seek high-quality representation.


Art was a partner at Lane Powell from 1975 to 1985 and chairman of the firm’s commercial litigation group. In 1975 Art served as Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, worked on an investigation of CIA intelligence activities related to Vietnam, and headed the Committee’s investigation of IRS intelligence operations.

In 1986 Art and other Lane Powell partners formed Danielson Harrigan, now called Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thomsen.

Art is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.


Columbia University Law School, L.L.B. honors, Articles and Book Review Editor, Columbia Law Review; Harvard College, B.A. honors