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Williams Kastner has been serving clients in the Pacific Northwest since our Seattle office opened in 1929. With attorneys in offices in Washington and Oregon, we offer global capabilities and vision with a local sensibility.Learn More
Our presence in Oregon expands the firm's practice depth in the maritime, transportation, agriculture and related industries to better serve Pacific Northwest companies. We serve a broad range of clients in business transactions and commercial litigation, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, mass tort defense, labor and employment, tax, real estate and estate planning.Learn More
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I. Introduction I was crestfallen after my first arbitration. Here I was, on my own finally: “Eddy on the case.” I had total creative control…I had a defense-minded arbitrator…I felt comfortable during the process. I was a regular Clarence Darrow in there. And then the result came back: a decision in the Plaintiff’s favor. I had...
Sheryl Willert Named 2022 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLACK LAWYERS
Sheryl Willert is a Member in the ﬁrm’s Seattle oﬃce and served as the ﬁrm’s Managing Director from 1996-2001 and again from 2006-2013. Willert continues to serve the ﬁrm on its Board of Directors and chairs the ﬁrm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group as well as the Diversity Committee. Willert concentrates her legal practice on...
WHEN IS COVID-19 A DISABILITY UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT?
On December 14, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated its COVID related guidance: “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws,” to address when COVID-19 may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The updated guidance makes clear that the ADA’s...