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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 100%



Hourly ($270-350/hour), Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Spencer Nathan Thal

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Spencer Thal
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Dan Swedlow is a first-class lawyer and an extremely decent human being who provides excellent service to all his clients. I recommend him without reservation to anyone who needs high-quality legal advice at affordable rates.


    Dmitri Iglitzin Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Summit Law Group, PLLC

315 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Medal for Excellence in Advocacy National Moot Court CompetitionAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSummit Law Group2015 - Present
Sr. Employee and Labor Relations ConsultantGroup Health Cooperative2014 - 2015
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Washington School Of Law2014 - 2014
Associate General CounselTeamsters Union Local 1172013 - 2014
Senior Staff AttorneyTeamsters Local Union 1172010 - 2013
lawyerStoel Rives2008 - 2010
lawyerStanislaw - Ashbaugh, LLP2006 - 2008
ExternUnited States District Court2005 - 2005
Development and programming directorCentral Organization for Jewish Education Pacific Northwest1996 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cardozo Society of Washington Stateco-chair2011 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionTreasurer2006 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington State Bar NewsPartial Appeals in Multiple-Party and Multiple-Claim Cases, Tips and Traps from the Trenches and Benches2010
washington healthcare newsFamily Leave and Attendance Policies2009
Seattle Daily Journal of CommerceNo Strings Attached to Federal Stimulus Bill?2009
AGC WorksBrinks Case: Advice Regarding Commute Time in Company Vehicles2008
Daily JournalUnions May Get a Powerful New Weapon2007
Daily JournalNew Ruling Shifts Liability Onto Contractors2007
Daily JournalNew Ruling Forces New Look at Company Car2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of California - Santa CruzN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
38th Annual Collective Bargaining and Arbitration ConferenceSocial media and labor law2015
37th Annual Collective Bargaining and Arbitration ConferenceMarijuana and the workplace2014
Annual Labor & Employment Law CLEEmerging issues in leave laws2013
The Art of ArbitrationLabor Arbitration Tips From the Trenches2012
Post RIF WorkforceWARN Act application during layoffs2009
Strategies for contractors post Brinkscompensation for commuting in company vehicles?2008
AGC Brinks Task Force Presentation (Yakima region)How to manage company vehicle policies in a post Brinks Washington2008
AGC Brinks Task Force Presentation (Tacoma)How to manage company vehicle policies in a post Brinks Washington2008
AGC Brinks Road Show (Spokane)Presentation with Q&A regarding overtime liability for employees commuting in company owned vehicles2008
Technical Glass Products Seminaremployment law issues2007
Employment Law SeminarEmployment law update2007