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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 »

February 05, 2019

Summit Responds to Request from 170 GCs for More Diversity

More than 170 general counsel and corporate legal officers demanded better diversity in an open letter to law firms published in the The American Lawyer last month. The message was clear: Improve diversity or lose work. read more »

September 18, 2018

13 Summit Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 List and Three Named "Lawyer of the Year"

Summit Law Group is proud to announce that 13 partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, three attorneys earned Best Lawyers® 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" recognition in their respective practice areas. read more »

July 19, 2018

Shannon Phillips and Jessica Goldman named to Benchmark Litigation's 2018 Top 250 U.S. Women Litigators

Summit is proud to announce the following attorneys have been named in the Benchmark Litigation's 2018 Top 250 U.S. Women Litigators. read more »

May 09, 2018

Kristin Anger Presents: Preventing Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace - June 13

Receive basic training on what constitutes unlawful harassment under state and federal harassment laws. read more »

May 03, 2018

Chambers USA 2018

Summit attorneys ranked in Chambers 2018, increasing our number of ranked attorneys once again! read more »

April 02, 2018

Washington "Bans the Box" and Imposes New Limitations on the Use of Criminal Background Checks During the Hiring Process

Under the new Washington law, which is effective June 6, 2018, an employer may only ask about a person's arrest or conviction history once the employer has made the initial determination that the applicant is qualified. read more »

March 09, 2018

Washington State's Occupational Disease Presumption for Hanford Workers - Quick Overview

Summit Attorney Chad Mitchell discusses Washington's Substitute House Bill 1723, signed by Governor Inslee on March 7, 2018. read more »

February 28, 2018

Summit Continues To Grow!

Meet our new attorneys... read more »

February 21, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling May Allow Public Sector Employees to Opt Out of Union Dues

Attorney Dan Swedlow discusses the potential implications for unions and public sector employers. read more »

February 06, 2018

Summit Will Host the New Tech Northwest Mergers and Acquisitions Conference

Attorneys Andy Shawber, Laura Bertin and Mark Worthington will present at the Conference, hosted here at Summit! read more »

January 24, 2018

Advising Unions and Employers on Washington's Sick Leave Law

In partnership with the WBSA Labor & Employment Law Section, Sofia Mabee will share practical guidance on the implementation of Washington's new sick leave law, February 8, 2018. read more »

December 22, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you a wonderful holiday season. read more »

December 21, 2017

Real Estate Attorneys Ben Seeger and Katie Yuen Become Members of the Firm

Summit is pleased to announce Ben Seeger and Katie Yuen will become members of the firm. read more »

November 01, 2017

Attorney Kristin Anger Presents Washington Paid Sick Leave Webinar - Nov. 8

Learn key requirements of the new paid sick leave law, including employee eligibility, reasons for which leave must be permitted and limits on sick leave documentation. read more »

October 31, 2017

Hanford Project Named International Project of the Year

Washington River Protection Solutions' AY-102 Nuclear Recovery Project was recognized as PMI's International Project of the Year. read more »

October 23, 2017

Summit Welcomes John Lee to the Labor/Employment Group

John Lee joins Summit's Labor/Employment group. read more »

October 13, 2017

Benchmark Litigation Names Summit as a Highly Recommend Firm, Ranks Five Attorneys

Five Summit attorneys and Summit Law Group are recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018. read more »

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