James G. Zissler - Littler Mendelson P.C.

James G. Zissler

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 206-381-4909

James G. Zissler is experienced in all aspects of employment law and provides consultation and advice on matters, such as:

  • Wrongful termination
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Sexual harassment
  • Unfair competition
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Discrimination claims

A skilled litigator, he has tried two class actions to a jury, obtaining successful verdicts in both, and has handled numerous appellate matters in federal courts. He has also successfully litigated numerous non-compete cases.  James arbitrates union grievances and has extensive experience with corporate safety and health issues, including defending employers in Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act enforcement proceedings.

An experienced trainer, James has educated both private and public employers about:

  • Diversity
  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Workplace violence prevention
  • Accommodation
  • Ethics

He also has trained managers on conducting lawful investigations.

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson in 2000, James practiced law with a New York City firm devoted exclusively to representing employers with respect to labor and employment issues.

St. Francis CollegeBS Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.

Case History

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