Michael J. Killeen - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Michael J. Killeen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Mike Killeen focuses on counseling and defending employers regarding employment law issues and related litigation, including class actions, with particular emphasis on wage/hour and OSHA/WISHA compliance. He also represents employers in courtroom litigation and appeals in a wide range of wrongful discharge, discrimination and breach of contract matters. Mike is the author of several key employer reference books on employment law, and has lectured extensively on employment law subjects to industry groups, seminars for HR professionals and in-house counsel, and employment law practitioners. He regularly advises employers on preventive best practices, HR policy reviews and collective bargaining issues.

Mike's clients include: AutoNation, Columbia Legal Services, Emerald Performance Materials Ltd., Pressco Products, Seattle Goodwill, Seattle Tennis Club, Shell (Equilon), Twin City Foods, Tyson Foods, Waste Management, and Universal Language Services.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
Gonzaga UniversityBA 1971Gonzaga University School of LawJ.D. 1977
Litigation Counsel of AmericaWage & Hour Defense InstituteABA OSH Law CommitteeABA Federal Labor Stds Legislation CommitteeWSBA Labor and Employment Law SectionSeattle Goodwill

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101-3045
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male