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.


Mara Vinnedge Wins Dismissal of Union Petition

In a recent case before NLRB Region 19 in Seattle, Mara Vinnedge convinced the Regional Director to dismiss an organizing petition filed by UA Local 32 against a client HVAC contractor. The petition sought to represent a unit of maintenance and service technicians.  The client opposed the petition on the ground that the proposed unit […]

Another one bites the dust…

Jeff James received good news that the EEOC has dismissed a Charge of Discrimination against our client after reviewing the employer’s position statement.  The Charging Party had alleged his termination was the result of disability discrimination and retaliation for seeking accommodations.  Jeff laid out the evidence, which clearly supported the client’s legitimate reason for termination, […]

SBJ Welcomes Nick Morton

SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce Nick Morton has joined the firm as an Associate.  Nick received his J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law earlier this year, and comes to us after having completed internships with Harvard University’s Office […]

SBJ Attorneys are Still Super in 2020!

The 2020 Edition of Super Lawyers magazine has once again named Jeff James, Jillian Barron, Darren Feider and Of Counsel Bob Sebris and Ed Taylor as “Super Lawyers” in the practice areas of “Employment & Labor” and “Employment Litigation: Defense.”  Attorneys selected as Super Lawyers must meet the highest standards of professional achievement, as measured […]