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.


A Moving Force

Shareholder Jeff James and Associate Matt Kelly recently proved that it pays to keep moving.  Matt and Jeff put together an impressive string of four motion victories in a federal court case alleging interference with FMLA rights and failure to accommodate the plaintiff’s disability under the Washington Law Against Discrimination.  These rulings helped eliminate certain […]

Best Lawyers in America© Recognizes SBJ Attorneys for 2020

Best Lawyers in America has released its list of honorees for 2020 and once again, Sebris Busto James attorneys have been recognized as among the best in the land.  SBJ shareholders Jillian Barron, Darren Feider, Jeff James, and Judd Lees, along with Of Counsel Bob Sebris and Ed Taylor, have made this exclusive peer-reviewed list.  […]

Judd Lees, Managing Shareholder, Passes Away

Judd Lees, our managing shareholder and dear friend passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2019.  Judd joined Sebris Busto James in February 2016, after almost 40 years practicing labor law in the Seattle area.  Those who had the good fortune to interact with Judd respected and valued him, not only for his legal acumen, but […]

SBJ Attorneys are Once Again Super in 2019!

The 2019 Edition of Super Lawyers magazine has named Jeff James, Jillian Barron, Judd Lees, Darren Feider and Of Counsel Bob Sebris as “Super Lawyers” in the practice areas of “Employment & Labor,” as well as “Employment Litigation: Defense.”  Attorneys selected as Super Lawyers must meet the highest standards of professional achievement, as measured by […]