I have been representing clients in employment and labor matters for over 30 years, including litigation. In addition to my base of employee and union clients, I have represented several joint employee-employer trusts regulated by ERISA. I also provide proactive labor and employment counseling to employers.
I am an MIT graduate and received my law degree from New York University Law School. I began my legal career with the National Labor Relations Board, and served as an attorney in the NLRB’s Washington D.C. and Seattle, Washington, offices from 1967 to 1974. I then went into private practice. In 1981 I co-founded the law firm that has become Frank Freed Subit & Thomas.
For over 25 years I have served on the planning committee of the Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference, which annually produces a nationally recognized two day seminar for labor and employment lawyers. I have also served as a mediator.
My approach to client representation is to find the correct mix of advice to the client, aggressive representation in presentations to the other side, and litigation that works for the case and the client.
I come from a family of lawyers, including my father, wife Kay, sister and brother-in-law. My two children, Jeremy and Mikaela, are not lawyers, although they are articulate and were argumentative at times when they were young.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Partner||Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP||1981 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|College of Labor and Employment Lawyers||Affiliate Member||2012 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Member||1975 - Present|
|King County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section||Past President||1975 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1973 - Present|
|New York University||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||1967|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1963|
|Martin v. NW Composites||$12,500 verdict for plaintiff.|
|Jones v. Giles||We prevailed.|
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April 3, 2018
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