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.


Persuader Rule Revision is Rescinded

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule rescinding a proposed Obama-era change to the so-called “persuader” requirements of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.  Under the proposed change, the “advice” exemption, which allows attorneys, third-party advisors and trade organizations, to provide guidance to employers on labor law and […]

Case Dismissed

Jeff James and Matt Kelly have succeeded in having all claims dismissed against our client in a multi-party case involving claims for wrongful termination, defamation, and violation of the equal pay act.  The case, Fowler v. Mission Support Alliance, et al. was filed by the former in-house counsel for Mission Support Alliance.  In addition to […]

Sebris Busto James is Super

The 2018 Edition of Super Lawyers magazine has named Jeff James, Ed Taylor, Jillian Barron, Judd Lees, and Bob Sebris as “Super Lawyers” in the practice areas of Labor & Employment, as well as Employment Litigation: Defense.  Attorneys selected as Super Lawyers must meet the highest standards of professional achievement, as measured by both their […]

SBJ Is Pleased to Welcome Amy Jungwirth

Sebris Busto James welcomes attorney Amy Jungwirth.  Amy attended the University of California Davis School of Law after attending the University of Washington, where she was named a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  While at UC Davis she was Staff Editor of the Business Law Journal.  Before joining SBJ, Amy worked as staff counsel in […]