Prior to joining GTH in 1987, Brad Jones was publications and research director of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association. He also represented various utility defendants in the WPPSS securities fraud litigation.
His primary areas of practice at GTH include environmental law with an emphasis on negotiations, mediation and litigation involving responsibility for hazardous and toxic waste cleanup. Brad has extensive experience in complex securities and business litigation, he has prosecuted several successful class actions, and he is often asked to speak about hazardous waste issues, environmental master planning, and liability issues affecting real estate transactions.
An active supporter of the arts, Brad has served as a board member and past president of the Tacoma Art Museum, a board member of Arts Fund, and a board member of Crows Shadow Art Institute. When he’s not working, his favorite place to be is his cabin in the San Juan Islands where he likes to spend his time fishing and tending his garden. His second favorite place in the world is Italy.
Washington State Bar
American Bar Association
Board member Crows Shadow Art Institute 1992-2001
Board member Arts Fund 2003 – present (chair, Pierce County Cabinet, 2005-2008)
Brad successfully facilitated negotiations between a city, a port district, a fortune 500 corporation and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources regarding an allocation of liability for a variety of contaminated sediment sites. He has mediated other cleanup cost allocations and testified as an expert witness on cleanup cost allocations and the reasonableness of MTCA attorneys' fees.