Posts From: December 2010
Firm News|
Dec 29, 2010

SGB attorneys Martin Garfinkel, Adam Berger, Bill Rutzick, and Lindsay Halm representing the Washington Department of Labor and Industries and its Director Judy Schurke, were successful in defeating an effort by the Washington Farm Bureau, the Washington Restaurant Association, and the Washington Retail Association seeking to overturn L&I’s decision to increase the state minimum wage…

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Dec 20, 2010

In 2004, SGB filed a class action lawsuit against FedEx in King County Superior Court, Washington alleging that FedEx misclassified 320 pick-up and delivery drivers as independent contractors. These drivers worked for the FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx Ground divisions between December 2001 and December 2004. After a four week trial in March, 2009, the…

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Dec 14, 2010

SEATTLE (December 8, 2010) – SGB has announced that two highly regarded Seattle criminal defense attorneys, Bill Bowman and Brit Mercer, will join SGB’s Criminal Defense practice as Of Counsel on January 1, 2011. They join Jeffery Robinson, Colette Tvedt and Joseph Campagna in the practice. Bill Bowman, formerly of Fox Bowman Duarte, will move…

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Dec 01, 2010

On December 1, 2010, a Thurston County jury acquitted our client, Corey Snyder, of all charges. Jeff Robinson represented Mr. Snyder, with assistance from Angela Macey-Cushman and the SGB Criminal Defense team. Mr. Snyder was accused of first degree manslaughter following the tragic death of his 4-month-old daughter, which occurred when he accidently dropped her…