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Marc Cote

Marc Cote

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Construction & Development, Class Action, Commercial

About Me

Marc Cote practices in the fields of employment law, commercial litigation, and consumer protection.  He represents workers, business owners, and consumers in individual and class action cases.  Prior to entering private practice, Marc worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Walter L. Carpeneti of the Alaska Supreme Court. He graduated with high honors from the University of Washington School of Law, where he served as Executive Articles Editor of the Washington Law Review. While in law school, Marc served as an extern for the Honorable Ricardo S. Martinez of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. He also represented unemployed workers in administrative hearings with the Unemployment Law Project and volunteered with the Immigrant Family Advocacy Project. Prior to law school, Marc graduated summa cum laude from Seattle University and spent a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Phoenix, Arizona, where he worked as an Employment Specialist for homeless job seekers.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
  2. Construction & Development: 20%
  3. Commercial: 15%
  4. Class Action: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Bart Roberts Parsley

    Marc works with great diligence and care for his employment law clients. He is fine lawyer.


    Bart Parsley Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie, PLLC

936 N. 34th St.
Suite 300
Seattle, WA, 98103




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Mary Ellen Krug Award for Excellence in Labor & Employment LawKing County Bar Association2007
Vivian Carkeek AwardWashington Law Review2007
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif2007
Paul Ashley Memorial Law Review ScholarshipWashington Law Review2006
Dean's GrantPublic Interest Law Association2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTerrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC2014 - Present
AttorneyTerrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC2009 - Present
AttorneyMills Meyers Swartling2008 - 2009
Law ClerkAlaska Supreme Court2007 - 2008
Judicial ExternUnited States District Court Western District2007 - 2007
Summer AssociateMills Meyers Swartling2006 - 2006
Research AssistantUniversity of Washington School of Law2005 - 2006
Summer AssociateUnemployment Law Project2005 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference Planning CommitteeMember2012 - 2013
Global VisionariesBoard of Directors2009 - 2011
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
King County Bar Association, Newcomers Resource ProjectVolunteer Attorney2008 - 2009
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2009
King County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyMember2004 - 2007
Jesuit Volunteer CorpsMember2003 - 2004


Publication NameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association Litigation NewsLitigating the Prevailing Wage Case2012
Washington Law ReviewGetting Dooced: Employee Blogs and Employer Blogging Policies Under the National Labor Relations Act2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - with high honors2007
Seattle UniversityPsychology & SpanishBA - summa cum laude2003
Universidad IberoamericanaSpanish and Latin American StudiesN/A2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Fork in the Road: Choosing State v. Federal Courts and ClaimsWage and Hour Law - State v. Federal2014
Prevailing Wage Law in WashingtonPlaintiffs' Perspective on Prevailing Wage Claims2014
Wage and Hour Law: Understanding Wage Claims and LiensConstruction Worker Wage Claims: Liens, Bonds, and Retainage Fund Claims2013
Prevailing Wage Law in Washington (Renton)Plaintiffs' Perspective on Prevailing Wage Claims2013
Prevailing Wage Law in Washington (Federal Way)Plaintiffs' Perspective on Prevailing Wage Claims2013
Low Wage Workers Legal Network TrainingProving Damages in Wage and Hour Cases2011