A few of Rita’s representative cases include:
ESCA v. KPMG, 86 Wn. App. 628 (1997) (reversal of a million-dollar jury verdict against KPMG on appeal);
Oregon Steel Mills, Inc. v. Coopers & Lybrand, LLP, 83 P.3d 322 (Or. 2004) (upholding summary judgment based on the application of “loss causation” to state tort claims);
Cosmopolitan Engineering v. Ondeo Degremont, 128 Wn. App. 885 (2005); reversed, 159 Wn.2d 292 (2006) (reversal of the lower court’s interpretation of the surety bond statute);
Rule v. Seattle Weekly, King County Superior Court Cause No. 13-2-26410-2-SEA (2013) (dismissal of defamation claim by the author Ann Rule against Seattle Weekly);
DuBrowa v. City of Mercer Island, King County Superior Court Cause No. 15-2-26847-3 (2015) (Land Use Petition Act);
Puyallup Tribe of Indians v. City of Tacoma, SHB No. 16-002 (2016); COA Division I, No. 77748-3 (2018) (upholding a Shoreline Management Act permit issued by the City of Tacoma);
Puget Sound Energy v. East Bellevue Community Council, COA Division I, No. 74464-0-I (2017) (reversal of the denial of a Conditional Use Permit).