Labor and Employment Law Section

employment contractWelcome to the Washington State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section. 
The Labor and Employment Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association is one of the larger and fastest growing sections of the state bar, mirroring the growth of the practice area. The Section currently has approximately 900 members. The Section includes members who practice many different aspects of labor and employment law, including lawyers representing private and public sector employers, unions, management, and individual employees, as well as law professors, arbitrators, and other neutrals. Section members practice in all geographic areas of the state. Lawyers interested in joining the Section may go here for additional information

woman with a headsetContact the Section

Section members: To join the Section list serve and for general questions, please send your e-mail address and Bar number to For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the Section chair, Margaret Cary.

Section Administration

Bylaws, Annual Report, and Executive Committee


Section Bill Referrals

News and Announcements

Find out what the L&E Section is doing


More information for members

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