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M. Edward Taylor Taylor is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. He has defended employers in a broad range of state and federal court litigation involving discrimination, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, trade secret misappropriation, and other employment-related claims. He has extensive experience representing management in union matters, including union organizing efforts, unlawful picketing and boycotts, NLRB and state agency proceedings an grievance handling and arbitration.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 90%
    32 years, 200 cases
  2. Contracts: 10%
    32 years, 1 thousand cases

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  • Daniel Du-Ning Woo

    I have worked with Ed Taylor in the past and have referred clients to him. Ed is a superlative lawyer, very skilled in written and oral advocacy, knowledgeable and practical. He has the ability and capacity to work in extremely stressful conditions, including injunctions, and maintain his composure and skills.


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Contact info

14205 Se 36th St Ste 325
Bellevue, WA, 98006-1505

14205 Se 36th Street
Suite 325
Bellevue, WA, 98006



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer 2008Law and Politics Magazine2008
Super Lawyer 2007Law and Politics Magazine2007
Best Lawyer in America 2007Best Lawyer in America2007
Best Lawyer 2007Seattle Magazine2007
Super Lawyer 2006Law and Politics Magazine2006
Best Lawyer in America 2006Best Lawyer in America2006
Super Lawyer 2005Law and Politics Magazine2005
Super Lawyer 2004Law and Politics Magazine2004
Super Lawyer 2003Law and Politics Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ASebris Busto James2003 - Present
N/AHeller Ehrman LLP1998 - 2003
N/ASherman & Howard, LLC1994 - 1994
N/AVan Waters and Rogers, Inc.1994 - 1998
N/AHolland & Hart1993 - 1994
N/AJM Marketing, Inc. and C2L Corporation1992 - 1993
N/AMisterek and Woo1990 - 1992
N/ABogle & Gates1987 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Asian American Affairs AssociationCounsel2007 - Present
BSA Troop 579Treasurer2006 - Present
American Bar Association,Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
King County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Northwest Chamber OrchestraBoard of Trustees2002 - 2006
Northwest Comedy Festival, Board of Directors.Board of Directors2001 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Acme-Hardesty v. Jayant Oil & Derivatives Ltd$7 million jury verdict.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2007 Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2007
Employment Law NotesIncreased Immigration Enforcement Increases Risk for Employers2006
Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2006 Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2006
Employment Law NotesWhen Litigation Threatens2005
Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2005 Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2005
Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2004 Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2004
Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2003 Labor & Employment Law Year in Review2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of MissouriEconomics and labor relationsOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Healthcare Labor Relations UpdateLabor and Employment Law2007
Washington State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law ConferenceThis is Not Your Parent's Union: Traditional Labor Law that Affects Employment Lawyers2006
Thirteenth Annual Employment Law InstituteLabor Rights of the Non-Union Workforce2006
Certificate Program in Labor and EmploymentLabor and Employment Law2006
Twelfth Annual Employment Law InstituteLabor and Employment Law2005
Northwest Clinic AdministratorsLabor and Employment Law Update2005
Seattle Program of Applied Management and Law, Inc.Certificate Program in Labor and Employment2004
Employment Law BriefingProtecting Employer Information2004