Tina Aiken

Tina Aiken’s practice includes all aspects of employment litigation, including defending discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Tina also advises employers regarding compliance with labor and employment laws, employee relations, performance management, and policy and handbook drafting. full bio

Jillian Barron

Jillian Barron, a shareholder with Sebris Busto James, has been at the firm since 1997. In addition to assisting employers and employees with a wide range of employment-related matters, she serves as a neutral workplace investigator, a mediator, an arbitrator, and a hearing officer for University of Washington faculty adjudications. full bio

Mark R. Busto

Mark R. Busto, co-founder of Sebris Busto James, has retired from his active legal practice but continues to serve as a Commissioner on the Public Employment Relations Commission for the State of Washington.  Prior to being appointed to serve as one of three part-time citizen commissioners by the Governor of the State of Washington, Mark represented employers in discrimination cases before judges and juries in both state and federal court and has arbitrated many labor and employment matters. full bio

Darren Feider

Darren Feider is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES and the head of the firm’s litigation group. His practice involves general employment litigation, wage and hour disputes, trade secret, covenant not to compete and non-solicitation litigation as well as copyright infringement and trademark matters. full bio

Jeffrey A. James

Jeff James is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES and serves as the firm’s Managing Partner. He has represented employers in labor and employment matters since 1988. Jeff’s practice focuses on helping employers comply with state, federal and local employment laws and defending employers when litigation arises. He also prosecutes matters on behalf of employers seeking to enforce employment agreements, restrictive covenants, or other obligations. full bio

Matthew R. Kelly

Matthew R. Kelly is an associate with Sebris Busto James. He counsels and represents companies in employment-related litigation and traditional labor law matters. His litigation experience includes single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits. full bio

Mariya Khilyuk

Mariya Khilyuk is an associate with Sebris Busto James.  She represents employers in all employment-related litigation and labor law matters.  Her practice includes employment counseling, litigation, and defending employers in connection with charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WHRC), the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR), […] full bio

Matthew W. Lynch

Matthew W. Lynch is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. Matt represents private and public sector employers in all aspects of labor relations, and has negotiated hundreds of collective bargaining agreements, represented management in grievances and labor arbitrations, and handled many cases in front of the National Labor Relations Board. full bio

Jennifer A. Parda-Aldrich

Jennifer A. Parda-Aldrich is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. She assists employers in developing and maintaining effective, legally compliant employment policies and resolving emergent problems and successfully represents employers in federal and state courts and before various administrative agencies. Jennifer also regularly conducts workplace investigations for public and private employers and provides management and employee workplace training. full bio

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, […] full bio

Robert Sebris, Jr.

Robert Sebris, Jr., co-founder of Sebris Busto James, has retired from his active legal practice. He worked in the field of human resource management and law for almost 50 years. Bob served a wide range of clients on the spectrum of employment law issues. […] full bio

M. Edward Taylor

Of Counsel M. Edward Taylor is a seasoned labor and employment counselor with a long history of providing employer guidance in the public and private sector. He has defended employers in a broad range of state and federal court litigation involving discrimination, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, trade secret misappropriation, and other employment-related claims. full bio

Trinh Tran

Trinh Tran is an associate with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. Her practice includes employment litigation and defending employers in agency charges relating to wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, as well as providing employment counseling on issues affecting the workplace […] full bio

Mara Vinnedge

Mara Vinnedge is Of Counsel and has been representing both private and public employers in labor and employment matters throughout the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years. Mara provides advice and counsel to employers in a variety of industries on all aspects of labor and employment law […] full bio