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Thomas E. Platt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Perkins Coie LLP

Tom Platt, a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment practice, has over 30 years of experience in labor and employment law. He represents clients in employment litigation; counseling and defense in the areas of labor relations, collective bargaining, and NLRB and PERC proceedings; grievance and interest arbitrations; and class action lawsuits relating to wage-and-hour and related claims.

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


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

Client Comments

  • "Mr. Platt was an invaluable resource to our organization as we conducted negotiations with a union seeking to represent one of our operational units. He provided excellent legal advice and assisted us in conducting the process with utmost professionalism. With his help, we ultimately achieved the results we were looking for."

    Lawrence Krauter
    CEO, Airporrt Director
    Spokane International Airport

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1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-8475
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

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


  • Harvard Law School (J.D.) (1974)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association — Member
  • King County Bar Association — Member