Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Legal Services | Washington, USA
tel: 206.622.1711 | fax: 206.292.0460
US Bank Centre, 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400 | Seattle | Washington | 98101 | USA

Overview

What do you get when you're "Represented by Schwabe"? Innovative solutions from lawyers who know every deal has a dream and every risk an opportunity. A committed team that understands your industry and cares about your business. And the comprehensive resources of one of the Pacific Northwest's top law firms.

Our lawyers provide exceptional legal counsel, and that's critical. But our value goes beyond that. We don't sit around and wait for the phone to ring. We get out of the office and put on hard hats to meet clients where they are, in their industries. This helps us see around corners, spot trends and navigate approaching challenges before they become problems. That's why clients put us in the leadership circle and consider us partners in the business. Our understanding of six key industry sectors - Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Technology; and Transportation, Ports and Maritime - allows us to help clients achieve success through ideas, advice, and exceptional legal counsel.

With more than 175 attorneys in eight offices, we are among the largest law firms in the region. Clients from start-ups and entrepreneurs to the Fortune 500 count on us for full-spectrum legal services to help them achieve goals throughout their business lives.

Lawyers Worldwide: 175

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

William F. Abrams

William F. Abrams

Shareholder
Nika F. Aldrich

Nika F. Aldrich

Shareholder
Al  AuYeung

Al AuYeung

Retired Shareholder
Jennifer  Campbell

Jennifer Campbell

Shareholder
Larry A. Costich

Larry A. Costich

Shareholder
Farron  Curry

Farron Curry

Shareholder
Ryan W. Dumm

Ryan W. Dumm

Shareholder
David R. Ebel

David R. Ebel

Shareholder
Colin  Folawn

Colin Folawn

Shareholder
Troy  Greenfield

Troy Greenfield

Shareholder
Molly  Henry

Molly Henry

Shareholder
Michael A. Herbst

Michael A. Herbst

Shareholder
Kenneth  Katzaroff

Kenneth Katzaroff

Shareholder
Allison K. Krashan

Allison K. Krashan

Shareholder
Aaron M. Laing

Aaron M. Laing

Shareholder
Philip  Lempriere

Philip Lempriere

Shareholder
Bert W. Markovich

Bert W. Markovich

Shareholder
Lindsey  McReynolds

Lindsey McReynolds

Chief Client Relations Officer
Steven J. Prewitt

Steven J. Prewitt

Shareholder
Lawrence R. Ream

Lawrence R. Ream

Shareholder
Milt  Reimers

Milt Reimers

Shareholder
Kainui M. Smith

Kainui M. Smith

Shareholder
M. John  Way

M. John Way

Shareholder

Associates

Allen  Benson

Allen Benson

Associate
CaroLea  Casas

CaroLea Casas

Associate
Colin R. Crug

Colin R. Crug

Associate
Davis B. Leigh

Davis B. Leigh

Associate
Rachel  Mazur

Rachel Mazur

Associate
Jayme  Mori

Jayme Mori

Associate
Rosa  Ostrom

Rosa Ostrom

Associate
Cynthia S. Park

Cynthia S. Park

Associate
Jeremy F. Wood

Jeremy F. Wood

Associate

Of Counsel

Other

Kristine  Calhoun

Kristine Calhoun

Senior Paralegal
Ryen  Godwin

Ryen Godwin

Industry Group Leader
Kelly  Hamilton

Kelly Hamilton

Paralegal
Connie Sue M. Martin

Connie Sue M. Martin

Industry Group Leader
Kathy J. Severns

Kathy J. Severns

Senior Paralegal

Articles

‘Silenced No More Act’ comes with Important Effects on Employment Agreements in Washington State

“Another game changer!” — Your takeaway from reading this summary of Washington’s Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1795, commonly known as the “Silenced No More Act,” which becomes law June 9, 2022, and has some important retroactive effects. In short, the Act voids a host of non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses in employment-related agreements concerning illegal workplace misconduct, including settlement agreements, and gives employees the right to sue for a minimum of $10,000 in statutory damages and attorney’s fees for a broad range of violations...

Injunction Sought Against Biden’s Increased Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Order

In April 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14026 to increase the minimum wage for federal government contractors to $15 per hour. On November 23, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule implementing Executive Order 14026. The rule requires any federal “contractor” to pay employees a minimum hourly wage of $15 and overtime wages for work beyond 40 hours per week. This wage is subject to yearly increases determined by DOL...

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Press

Schwabe Welcomes Trio of New Lawyers, Enriching Our Natural Resources Industry Group

PORTLAND, OR; Seattle, WA (March 30, 2022) – Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. is excited to announce our new talent to serve the Natural Resources industry. With Tim Nicholson, Ben Fetherston, and Mike Mahoney, we have added to our transactional, business, and litigation services. "Tim, Ben, and Mike have intimate experience with the challenges in our Natural Resources clients’ industries,” Schwabe’s Natural Resources Industry Group Leader Ryen Godwin said. “Their dedication to truly understanding the opportunities and roadblocks our clients face allows them to offer unique insight and powerful perspective. We are pleased to have them on the team...

VBJ Reports: Shareholder Matthew Bisturis Appointed to Full Seat on ICC Board

Vancouver Business Journal highlighted Schwabe Shareholder Matthew Bisturis in its “Movers & Shakers” section for his recent appointment to a full seat on the board of directors for Identity Clark County (ICC). The business leaders group serves a vital role assembling and focusing corporate leadership in a shared community agenda. “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on the Identity Clark County board and to work with an amazing group of business leaders and staff committed to strengthening our community and economy,” Bisturis was quoted as saying by the Vancouver Business Journal...

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