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Darren Anthony Feider

Darren Anthony Feider

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Litigation

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About Me

Darren Feider is a Member in the Seattle office. His practice involves general employment litigation of wrongful discharge and discrimination claims, the drafting of employment and consulting contracts, non-compete agreements and severance packages for both employees and employers, and conducting investigations for private and public employers in response to EEOC and Washington State Human Rights Commission complaints. He has represented employers in unpaid wage actions, and he also handles general commercial litigation.

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Languages Spoken: French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Employment & Labor: 40%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Discrimination: 20%
  4. Wrongful Termination: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Paul E. Fogarty

    I have worked with Darren. He is an outstanding attorney.

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    Paul Fogarty Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Alexander Harris Solon Thomason

    Darren is the real deal. Period.

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    Alexander Thomason Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

601 Union St Ste 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2380

601 Union St Ste 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2380

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199307/05/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199005/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Amicus AwardNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberWilliams Kastner1999 - Present
AssociateWilliams Kastner1993 - 1998
MemberFulbright & Jaworski1990 - 1993

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationBar Examiners Committee Appointment2008 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Labor & Employment SubcommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, International Litigation SubcommitteeMemberN/A
King County Bar Association, International Law SectionMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, International Practice SectionMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Dutch-American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
Seattle Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Construction SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, Litigation and Trial Advocacy SubcommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
King County Bar Association, Special Topics Committe for the Pacific Coast Labor & Employment SeminarChairN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Texas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
French American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
British American Chamber of CommerceMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Employment Rights and Responsibilities CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Progressive RentalsProfile Testing of Prospective Employees - What are your Rights and When is it Wrong?2005
King County Bar AssociationEmployment Affirmative Defenses2005
Puget Sound Business JournalEmployees Harassing Other Employees2005
Puget Sound Business JournalPaying Employees During Rest Periods2004
Puget Sound Business JournalAsk A Legal Expert: Must Employers Pay Employees During Lunch and Rest Periods?2004
ABA Labor and Employment Law newsletterReport on the Subcommittee on Legislative Developments2004
Defense Research Institute Employment Law E-Desk ReferenceFederal Whistleblower and Retaliation Laws2004
Puget Sound Business JournalAsk A Legal Expert: Must You Write Up or Document an Employee's Poor Performance Before You Terminate Them?2003
Puget Sound Business JournalSnow DaysN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJuris Doctor, cum laude, Highest Grade Honors1990
Paris International Insitute of Law, Paris, FranceN/AN/A1988
University of Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, FranceN/AN/A1987
Washington State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
University of Avignon, Avignon, FranceN/AN/A1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Half-day SeminarPrivacy at 'Jeopardy' in the Workplace2008
Williams Kastner's Breakfast SeminarEmployee Termination: Know How to Fold When it's Time to Fold2008
HR Roundtable"Immigration Tips and Traps: New Regulations and Compliance in Employment Law"2008
FMLA Abuses Webinar"Family Leave: Stop FMLA Abuses and Still Treat Your Employees Fairly"2008
Family and Medical Leave Act in Washington"Plugging the Dam: Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave"2008
American General ContractorsBusiness Immigration: Avoid ICE-y Situations2008
11th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference"Millitary Leave and the Workplace"2008
Williams Kastner's Breakfast SeminarNuts & Bolts of Employment Contracts2007
Williams Kastner's Breakfast SeminarBusiness Immigration: Tips and Traps2007
The Seminar GroupWashington Disability Law2007
Sterling Education ServicesAvoiding Liability in Hiring and Terminating Foreign Nationals2007
National Business Institute SeminarThe Art of Cross Examination2007
Lorman Seminar GroupFMLA Intermittent Leave2007
Lorman Seminar GroupEmployee Discharge and Documentation2007
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Half-day UpdateFocusing of FMLA and its Impact on You2006
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Fall Update SeminarFamily and Medical Leave Act2006
The Seminar Group - Continuing Legal EducationPrivacy in the Workplace2006
The Seminar GroupIntegration of ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation2006
The Seminar GroupDisability Discrimination Under the Washington Law Against Discrimination2006
The Seminar GroupTelecommuting or the Virtual Workplace2006
The Council on Education in ManagementDeciphering Who is a Covered Employer and Employee Under the FMLA Requirements2006
The Council on Education in ManagementHow Proposed Administrative and Legislative FMLA Charges Will Affect Your Organization2006
Sterling Education Service: Employment Law UpdateRevised FLSA Regulation Compliance2006
Lorman Education ServicesAdvanced FMLA in Washington - Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave2006
Council on EducationNuts & Bolts of ADA/FMLA Workers' Compensation Regulations2006
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Fall Update SeminarWhat's New in Employment Law2005
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Breakfast SeminarHarassment Investigations - How to Respond, Evaluate, Investigate, Resolve and Move On2005
The Seminar Group-Continuing Legal Education: 8th Annual Labor and Employment Law ConferenceRight of Privacy in the Workplace: Computer and Telephone Monitoring of Employee Communications; Personnel Informatioin and Medical Records; Legal Exposure for Voilating Employees' Privacy; Protection from Claims2005
Council on Education in Management: Washington Personnel Law Update 2005Implementing Performance Evaluations That Are a Win-Win for Employers and Employees: Maximizing the Benefits and Minimizing the Drawbacks2005
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Fall UpdateWhat's New and Exciting on the Employment Law Radar2004
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Breakfast SeminarEffective Harassment Investigation2004
Washington Health Care Association Annual MeetingNew Amendments to Fair Labor Standards Act2004
Sterling Education Seminar on Wage and HourConfidentiality and Trade Secrets2004
Sterling Education Seminar on Wage and HourPrivacy and Employee Rights in the Employment Context2004
Association of Washington Cities Annual ConferenceWorkplace Investigations2004
APRO Annual SeminarRTO Wage and Hour Issues2004
Williams Kastners Annual Labor & Employment SeminarWhat? I'm Responsible for my Own Actions?2003
Williams Kastner's Labor & Employment Breakfast SeminarNew White Collar Exemptions and Proposed Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act2003
Sterling Educational Services SeminarWage & Hour Basics for HR Professionals2003
Quarterly Meeteing of the British American Chamber of CommerceAmerican and British Employment Law: Convergence & Divergence2003
Labor Ready, Inc. SeminarWage and Hour Basics2003
HCFA Annual ConferenceFundamentals of Wage & Hour Law2003