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.
The honor is awarded to an individual or organization whose efforts, courage, litigation or innovative work results in the creation of a more just society.
Eleven SGB attorneys have been recognized by their peers as "Washington Super Lawyers" or "Rising Stars" for 2019.
Congrats to our 2018 Super Lawyers Honorees
Super Lawyers: Adam Berger, Tom Breen, Martin Garfinkel, Kathy Goater, Lindsay Halm, Kristin Houser, Jeff Robinson, Rebecca Roe, Sims Weymuller, Sandy Widlan, William Rutzick. Many Leaders! One Team!
Super Lawyers: Adam Berger, Tom Breen, Martin Garfinkel, Kathy Goater, Lindsay Halm, Kristin Houser, Jeff Robinson, Rebecca Roe, Sims Weymuller, Sandy Widlan, Janet Rice, William Rutzick Rising Stars: Anne Kysar, Brit Mercer, Linda Worthington. Many Leaders! One Team!
On March 3, 2014, Washington's Court of Appeals handed down an opinion favorable to hard working people exposed to asbestos. In Farrow v. Flowserve USA, Inc., a case handled by SGB's asbestos trial attorneys, Kristin Houser, Tom Breen and Bill Rutzick, Division I reversed a trial court's decision that originally favored corporate defendant Flowserve. The…
Washington State Labor Council’s Internet Newspaper, The Stand, commends Schroeter Goldmark & Bender attorneys Adam Berger, Kristin Houser, Rebecca Roe and William Rutzick for not attending the WSBA awards dinner to honor the Hyatt boycott. Read the entire article http://www.thestand.org/2013/10/attorneys-honor-hyatt-boycott-rather-than-accept-bar-awards/
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
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…