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SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES HAS MOVED!

We’re excited to inform you that SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES has relocated as of December 1, 2020. Our new address is: 15375 SE 30th Place, Suite 310 Bellevue, Washington 98007 (All other contact information remains the same.) We value your business and look forward to continuing to serve you from our new location.

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Best Lawyers in America© Recognizes SBJ Attorneys Again

Best Lawyers in America has released its list of honorees for its 27th Edition and, once again, Sebris Busto James attorneys have been recognized as among the best in the business.  SBJ shareholders Jillian Barron, Darren Feider, and Jeff James, along with Of Counsel Bob Sebris and Ed Taylor, have made this exclusive peer-reviewed list.  […]

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SBJ Welcomes Mara Vinnedge

SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Mara Vinnedge has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Mara’s practice emphasizes both traditional labor law, including collective bargaining, NLRB and PERC representation, and labor arbitrations, as well as advice and counsel to employers on […]

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SBJ Scores Big Victory before NLRB: Employers May Require Confidentiality of Ongoing Workplace Investigations

Sebris Busto James achieved a big win when SBJ Shareholder Matt Lynch convinced the National Labor Relations Board to overrule precedent and hold that an employer may require employees to maintain the confidentiality of ongoing workplace investigations.    In Apogee Retail LLC d/b/a Unique Thrift Store, 368 NLRB No. 144 (12/16/2019), the full Board, on […]

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