Otto G. Klein  III - Summit Law Group PLLC

Otto G. Klein III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Otto has been involved in all aspects of employer representation in labor and employment law for over thirty years. He works with employers of all sizes, helping them understand their legal rights and responsibilities. Otto regularly takes the lead in bargaining negotiations for many public and private sector clients, and has represented numerous employers in both grievance and interest arbitration. Otto has also worked extensively on executive compensation matters, representing both executives and companies. He frequently speaks on developments in labor and employment law.

University of WashingtonBA 1973Yale Law SchoolJ.D. 1976
Children’s Home Society of Washington

Case History

Grievance Arbitration — Regularly represents employers in all facets of grievance arbitration.
Collective Bargaining — Regularly involved in several different bargaining negotiations, representing management.
Interest Arbitration — Has extensive experience representing employers in arbitrations to determine wages, hours and working conditions.
Executive Compensation and Contracts — Has substantial experience representing both executives and companies in matters involving executive compensation and employment agreements, and restrictive covenants.

Client Comments

"I would highly recommend, without hesitation, the attorneys in this firm."

"Otto Klein is one of the best labor lawyers in the Pacific Northwest! His low-key style is very effective in getting difficult points across the table. He is a great strategist and can effectively work within a variety of industries, including healthcare."

Office Location

315 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98104-2682
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Seattle Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Seattle Metro Area
Otto G. Klein III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Otto G. Klein III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management

Other Information

Gender: Male