Daniel L. Thieme - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Daniel L. Thieme

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 206-381-4930

Daniel L. Thieme is experienced in all areas of employment relations law.  He has particular expertise in the areas of wage and hour law, executive and employee compensation, business sales and restructuring, employee intellectual property issues, employment agreements and policies, and discrimination law.

With respect to wage and hour and compensation law, Dan’s experience includes:

  • Wage and hour class action defense
  • Overtime and minimum wage compliance
  • Executive compensation, including equity incentives
  • Incentive compensation plans

With respect to business sales and restructuring, Dan’s experience includes:

  • Reductions-in-force planning
  • Adverse impact analysis
  • Release of claims drafting and enforceability
  • Older Workers Benefit Protection Act compliance
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act compliance

With respect to intellectual property issues, Dan’s experience includes:

  • Prosecution and defense of non-competition and trade secrets litigation
  • Intellectual property protection advice
  • Drafting non-competition and nondisclosure agreements

With respect to employment agreements and policies, Dan’s experience includes:

  • Executive contracts
  • Employee handbooks
  • Personnel policies
  • Arbitration agreements and programs
  • Representation of executives on contract matters

With respect to discrimination law, Dan’s experience includes:

  • Defense of discrimination, harassment and disability accommodation litigation
  • Disability accommodation advice
  • Pre-termination advice
  • Leave rights

Dan chairs the Incentive Compensation subgroup of the Wage and Hour Practice Group.

Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. Whitworth CollegeBA
Employment Law Advisory Committee - Association of Washington BusinessKing County Bar AssociationWashington Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

Office Location

One Union Square, Suite 3200
600 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment