is one of the top firms in Washington state representing employers since 1992 in the areas of labor and employment law representation, and human resources management counseling and training.


Union Contractor Becomes Non-Union Overnight

An SBJ construction client recently seeking assistance from SBJ Shareholder Judd Lees and Associate Matt Kelly in responding to a union trust fund audit, ended up union-free.  That’s because during the course of the initial consultation, it was disclosed that the contractor’s union employees no longer wanted union representation.  A union decertification petition filed by […]

Two for Two

SBJ’s Litigation Team has started 2017 with a pair of victories for our clients in separate matters involving claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, breach of duty of loyalty, tortious interference, and unfair competition.  SBJ protected its clients’ interests from former employees who had taken confidential, proprietary and trade secret information to […]

Judd Lees to Speak at Mid-Year Construction CLE

Judd Lees, a shareholder at Sebris Busto James, will speak at the 2017 mid-year continuing legal education for the Construction Section of the Washington State Bar Association scheduled for June 9, 2017 in downtown Seattle.  Judd will be speaking on the topic of “The Top 10 Contractor Mistakes in Prevailing Wage Compliance.”  Judd is a […]

Jennifer Parda-Aldrich Named Shareholder

Sebris Busto James is pleased to announce that Jennifer A. Parda-Aldrich has been made a shareholder with the firm.  Jen has more than 15 years’ experience in assisting employers in developing effective employment policies and representing employers in federal and state courts as well as various administrative agencies.  Jen also regularly conducts workplace investigations for […]