Nicole E. Dacquisto Rothrock

Of Counsel, Seattle Office

Direct Dial: 206.521.6437
Fax: 206.386.5130

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1996

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1998


  • Gonzaga University, School of Law - J.D., cum laude, 1996
      Associate Editor, Gonzaga Law Review, 1995-1996
  • Gonzaga University - B.B.A. - Marketing, cum laude, 1990

Practice Experience

Nicole Rothrock is a civil litigator whose practice focuses on a variety of casualty and insurance matters, including attorney and other professional liability defense, premises liability defense, products liability defense, and wrongful death and catastrophic injury matters. Nicole is also an experienced appellate attorney. She notably prepared the underlying summary judgment briefing, comprising the reinstated ruling in the landmark case Kamla v. Space Needle Corp., 147 Wn.2d 114, 121, 52 P.3d 472 (2002).

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (Steering Committee, Northwest Chapter)
  • Washington State Bar Association (Law Day Committee, "A Lawyer in Every Class" Program, 1999)
  • King County Bar Association (Member)
  • Washington Women Lawyers (Member)
  • Seattle Shakespeare Company (Member, Board of Directors, 2008-2015; Chair, Development Committee; Secretary, Executive Committee; Advisory Board, 2015-Present)
  • Global Partnerships (Volunteer, 2003-Present; Partner Trip Participant, Peru 2011; Fundraiser Steering Committee, 2017)
  • Art and Art History Docent, Grades K-8 (2003-2017)

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Administrative and Property Law (1995-1996)

Publications and Presentations

  • Speaker, "Changes in Washington State Premises Liability Litigation," Insurance Law Seminar (2008)