Ryan Hesselgesser

partner, seattle

2211 Elliott Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, Washington 98121
Telephone: 206-223-4226
Fax: 206-223-5459

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Ryan Hesselgesser is a partner in our Seattle office. His practice focuses on complex litigation, with an emphasis on coverage and bad faith insurance law. Ryan is licensed to practice in both Washington and Oregon.

Before joining Gordon & Polscer, L.L.C., Ryan worked at active litigation firms in Seattle specializing in complex coverage and bad faith litigation. Ryan also worked as a judicial law clerk in the First Judicial District of the State of Idaho for the Honorable Charles Hosack and Honorable Benjamin Simpson.

Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Arizona in 2004. Ryan graduated magna cum laude from Gonzaga University in 2008 where he received Dean’s List awards and two CALI Awards in Labor Law and Employment Law.

Education & Credentials

  • B.S., University of Arizona, 2004
  • J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law, 2008
  • Dean’s List, Gonzaga University School of Law

Admitted to Practice

Washington State Bar
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington

Oregon State Bar

United States District Court, District of Colorado

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Recognitions & Honors


  • CALI Award in Labor Law & Employment Law