Valerie L. Hughes - Perkins Coie LLP

Valerie L. Hughes

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 206-359-8840

Valerie Hughes, a partner with the firm's Labor and Employment practice, has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of employment litigation, discrimination and harassment litigation, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, and administrative proceedings.  In addition to her representation of private employers, Val provides general counsel representation to Washington school districts, including state and federal court litigation and administrative hearings.

Bradley UniversityBA Washington University School of LawJ.D.
Federal Bar AssociationWashington State Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • 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
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Seattle Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Seattle Metro Area
Valerie L. Hughes has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Valerie L. Hughes has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

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