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Robert Andrew Battles

Robert Andrew Battles

Practice areas:

Litigation, Government, Employment & Labor

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About Me

I am General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for Employment Law for the Association of Washington Business (AWB).  Prior to joining AWB I was in the practice of law for 22 years. 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Employment & Labor: 33%
  3. Government: 33%

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Contact Info

Association Of Washington Business

1414 Cherry St. SE
Olympia, WA, 98507

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199207/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV-DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV-DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV-DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselAssociation Of Washington Business2014 - Present
MemberEisenhower & Carlson, PLLC2013 - 2014
Counsel to the FirmLane Powell PC2006 - 2013
AttorneyGoodstein Law Group2002 - 2006
Assistant Attorney GeneralWashington State Attorney Gerneral1992 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
FISH Food Bank, Pierce CountyBoard Member2003 - 2010
Bates Technical College Steam Certification BoardMember/Past Chair2003 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Seattle Business magazineThe Accident Investigation — A Study in Prevention2012
Employee Relations Law Journal Winter 2011Safety, Accidents and Investigations: Be Prepared for the Unexpected2011
Seattle Business MagazineSafety and Health Investigations - What to do when DOSH arrives2011
BUILDERnews magazineThe Accident Prevention Plan: Back to the Basics2011
BUILDERnews magazineSubcontractor Liability: Are You Your Brother’s Keeper?2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Gonzaga UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CFMA Breckfast meetingEmployment Law -Accident Prevention Plan2014
Chamber Lunch & Learn PresentationIndpendent Contractors v Employees2013
Business and Development meeting for WSCPAEmployment Law Presentation2013
AWB WebinarAccident Prevention Plan2013
AWB WebinarEmployee vs. Independent Contractor2013
2013 AWB HIRING VETERANS FORUM2013 AWB HIRING VETERANS FORUM2013
Insights From WISHA” SeminarState Occupational Safety and Health Plans2011
Fall ConferencePreparing for OSHA/DOSH National Emphasis on Nursing Homes: Are you Ready to Go Under the Microscope?2011
It's Not Easy Being LEED: Challenges Facing Green ConstructionOSHA/WISHA: A New Look at the Basics2007