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Michael T. Reynvaan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Perkins Coie LLP

Mike Reynvaan has 30 years of experience in the firm's Labor & Employment group.  Mike has negotiated over 100 collective bargaining agreements, handled numerous grievance arbitrations and strikes, and has represented employers in connection with such issues from small owner-operated businesses, to some of the largest corporations in America. He routinely represents employers in litigation, class action and mediation, and regularly counsels clients in high exposure situations involving senior executives or Bet-the-Company issues. Mike serves as regional counsel for United Parcel Service Inc. in the Pacific Northwest, and has worked with a variety of some of the Northwest's leading companies and sports organizations including, The Boeing Company, Starbucks Inc., Lowes Companies Inc., the Seattle Sonics, Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging Inc., Zymogenetics Inc. and the Seattle Storm Inc. Mike is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Washington Law & Politics, “Washington’s Super Lawyers.” Mike also serves as the chair of the firm's Wine Industry practice, and works with a large number wine industry clients. 

Case History

  • Other Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

Awards

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Washington’s Super Lawyers," 1999 - 2009, 2012 - Present
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

Client Comments

  • "Mike's great strength is in combining big law talent with down-to-earth personal relationship skills."

    Anonymous

  • "Mike is simply "the best". There truly is no comparison. He is the most thoroughly respected legal counsel I have ever been associated with in my 33 years in the fire service. He is so respected that both management and labor speak highly of him and enjoy working with him. Again, he is truly "the best"."

    Allen Church
    Fire Chief/Administrator
    South King Fire & Rescue

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Locations

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-8469
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management

Education

  • University of Puget Sound School of Law (J.D.)
  • Lewis & Clark College (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association — Member
  • King County Bar Association — Member
  • King County Guardian Ad Litem Program — Volunteer Attorney

Clerkships

  • Supreme Court