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Employment Litigation

We represent people whose employment has been wrongfully terminated or whose rights or wages have been wrongfully denied. The following are typical of the cases we handle in this area:

  • Hick v. King County: Represented deputy sheriff in suit for wrongful discharge
  • Schubeck v. King County: Suit for wrongful discharge and retaliation against female deputy sheriff for reporting workplace violence (settled)
  • Agnello v. Bethlehem Steel: Represented 100 salaried employees in ERISA action challenging reduction of retirement benefits following sale of Bethlehem's West Seattle plant (settled)
  • Wagg v. Pariseau: Defended mayor in action by police officers for alleged deprivation of civil rights (settled)
  • Buscemi v. UPS: Represented package delivery drivers against United Parcel Service for off-the-clock work and unpaid overtime wages (settled)
  • Beninger v. Safeco: Won jury verdict and judgment for wrongful termination of employment
  • Ellertson v. Parker: Represented terminated employee in wrongful-withholding-of-compensation claim (settled)
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