Founded in 1969, Schroeter Goldmark & Bender, a law firm in Seattle, has a record of success second to none in the Northwest. From serious personal injuries and wrongful death to individual and class actions across a range of practices, SGB is singularly focused on getting the best outcome for our clients. We win by staying true to our founding principle: ordinary people deserve first-rate lawyers when fighting against powerful interests. We are on your side.
Our attorneys are experienced across a range of practice areas and have the knowledge, skill, and tenacity to see you through any challenge.
- Employment Law Overview
- Age Discrimination
- Breach of Contract
- Disability Discrimination & Reasonable Accommodation
- Family & Medical Leaves
- Harassment & Hostile Work Environment
- National Origin
- Race Discrimination & Harassment
- Retaliation & Whistleblower Claims
- Sex Discrimination
- Sexual Harassment
- Sexual Orientation/LGBTQ
- Time-Clock Rounding
- Transgender & Gender Identity
- Unpaid Wages, Commissions, & Bonuses
SGB fights for your rights, using decades of skill and experience to obtain justice for those wronged by powerful interests. Here are some of our recent results.
$17 Million verdict in an out-of-state birth injury/hypoglycemia case. Infant left in a permanent vegetative state after a failure to diagnose neonatal hypoglycemia.
$16.6 Million jury verdict in a case involving an asbestos-exposed paper mill worker who developed mesothelioma.
$11+ Million in judgments and settlements for armored car messengers and drivers in employee class actions for failure to provide rest and meal breaks.
$8.75 Million verdict for 66-year-old mesothelioma victim exposed through construction work involving use of joint compound.
$7.4 million class action verdict against IBP, Inc. on behalf of over 800 workers who were required to don, doff, and clean safety equipment without being paid.
Experienced Trial Lawyers
SGB has decades of victories. We are skilled and seasoned trial lawyers, prepared to go the distance.
Dedicated, Compassionate Service
We care about our clients. We listen to their goals, anticipate their needs, and keep our word.
Innovative, Strategic Approaches
Every case is unique. We craft our approach to each case to achieve exceptional results for our clients.
Passion for Justice
We fight for what's right and believe in the power of the courtroom to achieve justice for our clients and the community.
50+ Years of Experience
When you need an attorney with the experience and resources to hold accountable those responsible for harm they’ve caused, contact our law office in Seattle to arrange a consultation.
City of Seattle Settles Lawsuit for $6.5 Million for the Death of 22-Year-Old Motorcyclist
Firm News | Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Washington Court of Appeals Upholds Record $16.67M Asbestos Verdict
SGB Spotlight: Thomas Breen
Tom represents people who have been catastrophically harmed from a defective product and from recreational malfeasance, as well as people who have been sexually assaulted. He is a former Prosecutor, commercial litigator, and trial advocacy instructor. He was a Latin American Cain fellow in Brazil, a legislative intern for a Latino section of the Bronx, a bilingual inner-city teacher with Teach for America, the founder of a foreign exchange program and director of a literacy academy for Latin American immigrants.
SGB is a local law firm that cares deeply about many community organizations and causes throughout the Northwest.