Seattle and Tacoma Labor Law Attorneys

Assisting businesses with labor law compliance

If your business has employees, there are a large number of labor laws on both the federal and state level with which you must comply. Failing to comply with labor laws can result in fines and sanctions by the government and even in complicated legal claims filed by disgruntled employees. It is easier and more cost-effective to ensure compliance than to defend against labor lawsuits, many of which may include a large class of employees. However, even the most prudent employers may be accused of violating labor laws, in which case you should always have a highly experienced and skilled business attorney representing your interests.

If your business in Seattle or Tacoma needs assistance with any labor law-related matter, call the Dickson Frohlich at (206) 621-1110 or (253) 572-1000 for a free 15-minute consultation.

Labor laws involve many aspects of business

The body of labor laws set out by the Washington and the United States governments is extensive and covers a great number of employment-related issues. These issues include:

  • Minimum wage, tips, and other earnings
  • Overtime wages
  • Mandatory rest and meal breaks
  • Family and medical leave
  • Hours worked
  • Recordkeeping
  • Child labor
  • Workplace health and safety

Another issue arises when a business wrongfully classifies workers as independent contractors in order to try to avoid having to comply with labor laws. If your workers should actually be classified as employees, you may run into unforeseen legal disputes in the future. For this reason, you should always consult with an attorney to ensure you are properly classifying your workers and independent contractors.

Contact an experienced business attorney for assistance today

No matter what type of business you own, your success may be threatened by a labor law dispute with your employees. At the Dickson Frohlich, we work with businesses from the start to develop clear policies and practices that are in full compliance with a large number of applicable labor laws. Furthermore, we provide aggressive defense representation for businesses that are involved in labor law litigation.

If you have any type of labor law issue, call one of our offices in Seattle at (206) 621-1110 or in Tacoma at (253) 572-1000 for help as soon as possible.

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Thomas L. Dickson

Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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Robert P. Dickson

The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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Mark S. Johnson

Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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Daniel J. Frohlich

Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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Rhiannon Funke

Rhiannon (“Rhia”) Funke comes to the firm with nearly 8 years of experience handling complex real property matters and volume litigation.

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Cassandra R. Ingram

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Cassandra is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. Her practice largely focuses on family law, estate planning, land use, and real estate law.

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Chris Lindemeier

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Chris practices in a wide range of areas, including business law, real estate law, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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Rebecca Corcoran

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Rebecca is active in the firm’s business law department. She can help with entity formation, intellectual property, as well as any necessary litigation involving your business’s needs

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Daniel Pizarro

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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George Knight

George is an honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. While there, George served on the Emory Law Journal as an Articles Editor.

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Reed Speir

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Reed Speir has lived in the Tacoma area since 1994. Reed earned his law degree from Seattle University School of Law.

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- Jeremy H.

I can’t even tell you how much I appreciate this firm! These guys helped me through one of the most challenging legal situations I’ve faced in my life. Their skill and expertise literally saved my business. I’ve dealt with other counsel in the past but the Dickson firm was by far the most competent and tactful counsel I’ve ever received. I would recommend this group to anyone!

- Keith D.

It’s a pleasure to work with the guys at Dickson Frohlich. One of the first things that stood out to me was how down to earth and friendly everyone at the firm is. I would definitely recommend them.

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