Attorneys

Tina Aiken

Tina Aiken is Senior Counsel with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. Her practice includes all aspects of employment litigation, including defending discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Tina also advises employers regarding compliance with labor and employment laws, employee relations, performance management, and policy and handbook drafting.

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Jillian Barron

Jillian Barron serves as Of Counsel for SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. She has been with the firm since 1997, assisting employers in developing effective, legally compliant employment policies and resolving emergent problems.  She also assists employees in reviewing and negotiating employment-related agreements.  She has successfully represented both employers and employees in trial and appellate courts, arbitrations, mediations, and administrative agency proceedings. 

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Courtney D. Bhatt

Courtney Bhatt is an associate with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. Her practice includes employment litigation, discrimination claims, workplace investigations, wage and hour disputes, trade secrets, covenants not to compete and non-solicitation litigation.

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Darren Feider

Darren Feider is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES and the head of the firm’s litigation group. His practice involves general employment litigation, wage and hour disputes, trade secret, covenant not to compete and non-solicitation litigation as well as copyright infringement and trademark matters.

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Jeffrey A. James

Jeff James is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES and serves as the firm’s Managing Partner. He has represented employers in labor and employment matters since 1988. Jeff’s practice focuses on helping employers comply with state, federal and local employment laws and defending employers when litigation arises. He also prosecutes matters on behalf of employers seeking to enforce employment agreements, restrictive covenants, or other obligations.

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Matthew W. Lynch

Matthew W. Lynch is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. Matt represents private and public sector employers in all aspects of labor relations, and has negotiated hundreds of collective bargaining agreements, represented management in grievances and labor arbitrations, and handled many cases in front of the National Labor Relations Board.

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Nick Morton

Nick Morton is an associate with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. His practice includes employment litigation as well as traditional labor law matters.

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Jennifer A. Parda-Aldrich

Jennifer A. Parda-Aldrich is a shareholder with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. She assists employers in developing and maintaining effective, legally compliant employment policies and resolving emergent problems and successfully represents employers in federal and state courts and before various administrative agencies. Jennifer also regularly conducts workplace investigations for public and private employers and provides management and employee workplace training.

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M. Edward Taylor

M. Edward Taylor serves as Of Counsel for SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES.  Ed is a seasoned labor and employment counselor with a long history of providing employer guidance in the public and private sector. 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.

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Trinh Tran

Trinh Tran is an associate with SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES. Her practice includes employment litigation and defending employers in agency charges relating to wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, as well as providing employment counseling on issues affecting the workplace.

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Mara Vinnedge

Mara Vinnedge serves as Of Counsel for SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES.  Mara has been representing both private and public employers in labor and employment matters throughout the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years. Mara provides advice and counsel to employers in a variety of industries on all aspects of labor and employment law, including issues involving discipline and discharge, employee leaves, wage and hour, compensation, discrimination, non-compete and confidentiality matters. 

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Mark R. Busto

Mark R. Busto, co-founder of SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES, has retired from his active legal practice but continues to serve as a Commissioner on the Public Employment Relations Commission for the State of Washington.  Prior to being appointed to serve as one of three part-time citizen commissioners by the Governor of the State of Washington, Mark represented employers in discrimination cases before judges and juries in both state and federal court and has arbitrated many labor and employment matters.

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Robert Sebris, Jr.

Robert Sebris, Jr., co-founder of SEBRIS BUSTO JAMES, has retired from his active legal practice. He worked in the field of human resource management and law for almost 50 years. Bob served a wide range of clients on the spectrum of employment law issues.

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