Tyler J. Hermsen

Tyler Hermsen is a trial attorney who has dedicated his career to litigation, focusing on insurance defense.  He served as trial counsel in hundreds of cases, conducted many arbitrations and tried several cases to verdict before juries across Washington.  Prior to joining Fallon McKinley & Wakefield, he worked for one of the largest insurance carriers in the country as a trial attorney.   He was also exposed to a wide variety of civil matters while practicing at a litigation defense firm in Seattle, and as a law clerk in Skagit County Superior Court. Tyler has experience with personal injury claims (first and third party), extra-contractual claims, fraud, bad faith, coverage, premises liability, product liability, construction defect and commercial litigation from investigation through trial and appeals.

Tyler is a life-long resident of Western Washington and currently lives in Edmonds with his wife and children.


Juris Doctor, 2008, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington

University of Washington, B.A., 2004


Fallon McKinley & Wakefield, 2018 to Present

Seattle, Washington

Allstate Staff Counsel, 2013 to 2017

Seattle, Washington

Floyd, Pflueger & Ringer, 2010-2013

Seattle, Washington

Skagit County Superior Court, 2009

Mount Vernon, Washington


Email: thermsen@fmwlegal.com


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