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Peter T. Petrich is a partner of Davies Pearson, P.C., where he practices in the areas of employment and labor law and civil rights litigation. Mr. Petrich provides counseling and litigation services to public and private employers, and individual employees on issues involving civil rights discrimination, wage and hour regulations, Department of Labor & Industries Regulations, preparation of employee handbooks, severance and non-compete agreements and labor relations. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of San Francisco and his J.D. degree from Gonzaga University. Mr. Petrich has argued cases in the Washington State Superior Court, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court as well as the Federal District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has lectured on employment law issues to numerous public and private groups.


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Termination: 20%
  2. Discrimination: 20%
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
  4. Employee Benefits: 15%
  5. Other: 25%
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Davies Pearson, P.C.

920 Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA, 98402-5606


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerDavies Pearson, P.C. 2005 - Present
ShareholderDavies Pearson, P.C.1979 - Present
County AttorneyPierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1978 - 1980
ClerkWashington State Court of Appeals, Division II (Honorable Harold I. Petrie)1977 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tacoma Art MuseumBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Bellarmine Preparatory School Personnel CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Davies Pearson, P.C.Managing Partner2005 - Present
Tacoma Art Museum Activities CouncilPresident2003 - 2003
Tacoma Art Museum Activities CouncilMember2001 - 2003
Timberland Community AssociationPresident1989 - 1990
Al Davies Boys & Girls Club BoardDirector1980 - 1986
Bellarmine Preparatory School Advisory BoardMember1979 - 1983
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
N/AMember1976 - 1979
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of San FranciscoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Bellarmine Preparatory SchoolN/AN/A1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
GMAC Sacramento ConferenceEmployment Law Issues for Car Dealers2007
WSBA SeminarRetention and Electronic Storage of Personnel Records, HIPAA, and Employment Privacy2005
Lorman Education Services' Employment Related Records SeminarDocument Retention Policies and Discovery in the Post-Enron Era2005
WIADA ConventionSexual Harassment in the Workplace2004
Lorman Education Services' Employment Related Records SeminarDocument Retention Policies and Discovery in the Post-Enron Era2004
Lorman Education Services' ADA, FMLA & Workers’ Compensation SeminarADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation in Washington State2003
TPCBA's Privacy & Other Issues in Information Access SeminarDocument Retention Policies and Discovery in the Post-Enron Era2002
Lorman Education Services' Introduction to Employment Law SeminarIntroduction to Employment and Labor Law in Washington2001