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Philip S. McCune

Litigation, Environmental Attorney
Philip S. McCune

315 Fifth Avenue S, Suite 1000
Seattle WA 98104
206.676.7000
slg@summitlaw.com

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News

July 29, 2020

Summit Law Group Attorneys Named to 2020 Super Lawyers List

Sixteen Summit attorneys have been recognized as Washington Super Lawyers for 2020. read more »

May 01, 2020

Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Summit Lawyers and Practice Areas

Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious ranking guides for law firms and lawyers, has recognized Summit as a leading law firm in Washington. Six Summit lawyers have also received recognition as "Leading Individuals." read more »

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Employer Checklist

Summit's COVID-19 Employment Issues team has prepared a checklist of dos and don'ts to help Washington employers in their efforts to keep workers safe and manage risks in the uncharted waters of COVID-19. read more »

April 14, 2020

Protection for High-Risk Workers in Washington

Governor Jay Inslee issued a proclamation yesterday mandating specific accommodations for "high-risk" employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The proclamation prohibits employers from denying leave requests submitted by high-risk health care providers and emergency responders, requires employers to make alternative work arrangements for high-risk employees, entitles high-risk employees to access accrued leave or unemployment benefits if alternative work arrangements are not feasible, and mandates continued health care coverage for high-risk employees during such leave. read more »

April 03, 2020

Revised FFCRA Summary

Since Summit prepared its initial summary of the FFCRA, the U.S. Department of Labor has issued several waves of guidance, as well as temporary regulations. Summit has updated its summary to incorporate these developments. read more »

April 01, 2020

DOL Issues Temporary Rule to Implement FFCRA

Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued temporary regulations to implement the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. read more »

March 27, 2020

FFCRA Effective Date Set As April 1, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor has announced that the FFCRA will take effect on April 1, 2020 . Based on the wording of the statute, it was widely understood that the law would become effective 15 days following enactment, which is April 2. However, in light of the DOL guidance, employers should be ready for implementation a day earlier, on April 1. read more »

March 19, 2020

Highlights of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which is an economic stimulus plan to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, was signed into law on March 18, 2020. This new law will take effect in 15 days, or on April 2, 2020. read more »

March 17, 2020

Operational Changes in Response to COVID-19

As part of our effort to help protect our staff and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community, effective this week Summit Law Group will become a virtual law firm. read more »

March 13, 2020

Washington Litigation Firm of the Year

Benchmark Litigation named Summit Law Group the Washington Law Firm of the Year. read more »

March 02, 2020

Summit Adds Four New Partners

Summit is pleased to announce the addition of four new lawyers to its Litigation and Labor/Employment practices. read more »

February 03, 2020

Summit Shortlisted for Washington Firm of the Year Award by Benchmark Litigation

Summit Law Group has been named to Benchmark Litigation's short list for "Washington Law Firm of the Year" for 2020. Nominees were chosen based upon research conducted between March and November 2019. read more »

November 07, 2019

Summit Receives 2020 "Best Law Firms" Recognition

U.S. News & World Report names Summit among 2020 "Best Law Firms." read more »

October 28, 2019

Summit Announces Eight New Hires in 2019

Summit is pleased to announce the addition of eight new lawyers across Business, Environmental, Litigation, Labor/Employment and Real Estate practices. read more »

October 21, 2019

Paid Family and Medical Leave Webinar

Please join us on Friday, November 1, 2019, at noon for Summit's webinar on the new Paid Family Medical Leave Act. read more »

October 08, 2019

Private Company Financing Trends Workshop

Please join us at Summit Law Group on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 3:30 PM for an overview of current private company financing trends. A panel of investors will discuss the "state of the market" for private company fundraising. read more »

September 05, 2019

13 Summit Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers© List

Summit Law Group is proud to announce that 13 partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. read more »

June 19, 2019

Join Us For A Discussion Of Washington State's New Law Restricting Non-Compete Agreements

Please join us at Summit Law Group on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at noon for a discussion of the new law and how it impacts employers and employees. The discussion will be led by Summit attorneys Kristin Anger (Labor/Employment), Quinn Oppenheim (Litigation/Employment), and Laura Harper (Corporate/Securities). read more »

May 09, 2019

Washington State Enacts Law Restricting Non-Compete Agreements

On May 8, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law House Bill 1450, which dramatically reduces the enforceability of non-compete agreements. Although the new law does not take effect until January 1, 2020, businesses will need to act quickly by evaluating existing and future non-compete agreements to avoid costly litigation and significant penalties. read more »

April 01, 2019

Summit Wins Jury Trial for SK Hynix America, Inc. in $175 Million Breach of Contract Suit Brought by Microsoft Subsidiary

A Summit Law Group trial team led by Alex Baehr with SK Hynix national trial counsel prevailed in a federal jury trial before Judge Richard A. Jones in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle. read more »

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