For over 40 years, recognition by Best Lawyers has been regarded as the highest, most respected honor in the legal field, largely due to its comprehensive peer-review process.
Congratulations to SGB’s fourteen Super Lawyers, including four Rising Star attorneys and three Top 50 Women attorneys, who were each recognized by their peers as top-rated lawyers in Washington!
Nobody should face discrimination or harassment in the workplace or be punished for speaking out against it.
His colleagues, SGB shareholder Lindsay Halm and retired SGB shareholder Kristin Houser, dive into Bill’s career as he continues to make an indelible mark on the industry and beyond.
These women continually bring excellence to several practice areas, including Class Actions, Employment Law, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, and Sexual Assault & Harassment.
These best-of-the-best exemplify the heart, skill and experience every member brings to our team.
SGB’s Lindsay Halm testified before the Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs Committee in favor of House Bill 1076, a bill allowing whistleblowers to bring actions on behalf of the state for workplace violations.
Eleven SGB attorneys have been recognized by their peers as "Washington Super Lawyers" or "Rising Stars" for 2019.
Lindsay Halm co-authored a winning amicus brief in the Floeting v. Group Health case on behalf of Legal Voice. She argued – and the Washington Supreme Court agreed – that places of public accommodation (like hotels, restaurants, bars, and hospitals) must be held directly responsible when their employees discriminate against customers. Way to go Lindsay!
SGB is proud to announce that its client, Todd Pierce, prevailed on claims against the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Judgment in Pierce’s favor has been entered for damages over $4.6 million. Pierce was recruited away from a lucrative job and his home in San Francisco to join the Gates Foundation in a newly conceived…