is one of the top firms in Washington state representing employers since 1992 in the areas of labor and employment law representation, and human resources management counseling and training.  The firm and its attorneys are consistently recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Washington Law & Politics.


Perseverance Finally Pays Off

After nearly two years of contentious litigation, Jeff James and Kate McMahon of the Washington D.C. firm Conn Maciel Carey LLP finally succeeded in getting the Department of Labor and Industries to vacate a WISHA citation alleging excessive noise levels at a client’s facility.  Facing down a motion for summary judgment, the Department notified the […]

Charge Dismissed

Jeff James obtained the dismissal of an EEOC Charge filed against a global client by a rejected candidate.  The candidate had sought a director-level position but did not suitably impress leadership that he was suited for the role.  Instead, he was offered a different role with a slightly lower compensation package than he was expecting.  […]

Read All About It – SBJ Secures Appellate Victory!

Shareholders Darren Feider and Jennifer Parda-Aldrich secured a significant appellate victory on behalf of our clients—contractors and subcontractors who perform public works projects—with an order by Division II of the Washington State Court of Appeals ruling that the Washington State prevailing wage law is unconstitutional.  Appealing a trial court decision ruling in favor of the […]

The Best for You

SBJ Shareholders Jeff James and Darren Feider, and Of Counsel Jillian Barron and Ed Taylor, have been selected by their peers for recognition of their professional excellence in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.©  The specific areas where recognition was awarded are: Employment Law – Management Labor Law – Management Litigation – […]