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A photograph of Teresa B. Daggett

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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. I help to protect businesses from risk by looking far into their future to spot potential red flags and avoid issues down the road.

For more than 20 years, Teresa has guided both established and emerging companies through business transactions and securities law matters. She brings a well-rounded perspective having worked at global law firms and with in-house legal departments.

Clients benefit from Teresa’s wisdom and solid business instincts. When they seek her advice and solutions, she truly listens to their goals and creates real, bottom-line value for their business. As someone who writes contracts every day, she emphasizes the importance of clear language in business agreements.


Teresa enjoys working with manufacturers and innovative tech companies through various stages of growth and transition. She helps business owners, investors, entrepreneurs and startups, including spin-outs from universities, set up for success.


Her clients include developers of hardware and software, medical devices, energy technologies and patented chemical inventions. She is also passionate about helping nonprofits, professional practices, and real estate owners and developers through challenges and new opportunities.


Prior to law school, Teresa was a corporate and securities paralegal for 15+ years at Perkins Coie, Attachmate Corporation and Univar Inc. She knew she wanted to work on business deals and decided to become a lawyer. Following law school, she worked at two international law firms in Seattle and ran her own firm for more than five years before joining Socius Law.


J.D., University of Washington School of Law

B.A., University of Kentucky



Super Lawyers® Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Seattle, WA list, 2022-2023 and Rising Stars list, 2012-2014


Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Volunteer

Latina/o Bar Association’s Legal Clinic Volunteer

Sons of Norway, Edmonds Lodge

University of Washington School of Law Volunteer


Washington State Bar Association


King County Bar Association

Legal Employers Advancing Diversity in Washington (LEAD-WA)



Teresa hails from Kentucky. After a post-undergraduate trip to the Pacific Northwest, she fell in love with the Seattle area and chose to call the Emerald City home. She and her husband enjoy traveling and sharing stories from their adventures.
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