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Jun 28, 2012

On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. SGB is honored to have participated in this historic decision by representing Washington’s Governor, Christine Gregoire, as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in the case. View Governor Christine Gregoire Press Conference here.

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Jun 22, 2012

Ruling allows excessive-force and discrimination claims to be heard by jurors. See related articles: • Seattle Times • Seattle P-I

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Mar 27, 2012

Governor Chris Gregoire gave a special "thank you" to the Law Firm of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender and their attorneys for their tireless efforts to defend the law. Pictured left to right: Rebecca Roe, William Rutzick, Governor Gregoire, Adam Berger, Kristin Houser and Ann O'Neil (SGB paralegal). Gregoire Statement on Amicus Brief

Governor Gregoire recognizes SGB attorneys for their work writing amicus briefs on her behalf supporting the Affordable Care Act
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Mar 12, 2012

SEATTLE (March 15, 2012) – SGB has announced that Sims Weymuller has joined SGB. Sims is known for his intellect, his tenacity, and his dedication to clients. He will work on Personal Injury, Product Liability, Medical and Legal Negligence Sims brings to SGB a decade of experience litigating complex matters. But he’s more than an outstanding…

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Jan 17, 2012

Free Monthly Legal Clinics presented by the Law Offices of SGB and the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington. Our next free clinic will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2012. See photography from the clinic here. Photography courtesy of Storms Photographic.

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Nov 07, 2011

The Washington Court of Appeals has affirmed a $1.3 million judgment in favor of a class of armored car drivers and messengers who were denied their rest and meal periods by their employer, Brink's Incorporated. That judgment was reached after a four week trial in late 2009 in front of King County Superior Court Judge…

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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 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…

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Aug 10, 2010

SEATTLE (August 10, 2010) – Jury finds SGB client Kenneth Hill not guilty of all 16 counts charging him with conspiracy and violations of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (“CCTA”) in the matter of USA v. Arthur Montour, Peter Montour, Kenneth Hill, and Native Wholesale Supply, United States District Court, Western District of Washington, Case…