Jason Rossiter

Jason Rossiter, a Seattle native and Senior Counsel at Sebris Busto James, has practiced employment law full-time for more than 20 years. Jason first joined Sebris Busto James in 2014 after many years of work in the Midwest.

Jason provides advice to employers on compliance with the full spectrum of state and federal employment laws, including employee medical leaves, workplace accommodations, wage-and-hour issues, discipline-and-discharge matters, employment discrimination, COVID-19 issues, and unfair competition concerns. Jason also reviews and drafts contracts of all types, such as employment contracts and nondisclosure and non-competition agreements. In addition, Jason conducts workplace investigations and trainings, drafts policies and handbooks, and performs employment-related due diligence on corporate transactions. Jason has assisted employers of all sizes, from large publicly traded companies with extensive international operations to smaller, local startups. Jason regularly provides advice to clients in the technology and health care sectors.

Jason also represents employers in litigation in both state and federal courts, and in administrative proceedings before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor and Industries.

In addition, as the firm’s Cybersecurity Officer, Jason has experience providing advice about information security and privacy matters, particularly on compliance issues relating to securing employee data.

Jason is admitted to practice in Washington, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Practice Focus

  • Wage-and-Hour Compliance
  • Contract Review and Drafting
  • Human Resource Policies and Procedures
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Medical Leaves
  • Workplace Accommodations
  • Discipline and Discharge Issues
  • Employment Litigation
  • Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition Litigation
  • Information Security
  • Privacy Law Compliance

Professional Activities

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, King County Bar Association
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association

Educational Background

Jason graduated magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, where he served on Law Review. Jason also graduated summa cum laude from Central Washington University.