Michael Reiss

Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Michael Reiss

Michael Reiss

Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Biography

Mike Reiss is a nationally known trial lawyer, particularly in employment cases. Mike has successfully tried more than a dozen discrimination and wage and hour cases, including three class action trials. His successful defense of Boeing in a racial discrimination class action jury trial (Williams v. The Boeing Company) was recognized by The National Law Journal as a top 10 defense win of the year. He also frequently serves as a mediator and has served as a court-appointed special master in employment class actions. View his mediation bio here.

Mike currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Employment Law Council, an invitation-only organization limited to the nation’s top labor and employment attorneys and in-house counsel. He has written and presented extensively on employment law and litigation topics for the American Bar Association, the American Employment Law Council, the National Employment Law Institute, and other similar organizations.

For more than 20 years, Chambers USA has recognized Mike as a leading employment trial attorney. In 2014, Mike was one of 10 attorneys nationwide named to the "Most Powerful Employment Attorneys Hall of Fame" by Human Resource Executive.

Mike's clients have included: Alaska Airlines, the American Red Cross, ARCO, AT&T, Bank of America, Boeing, Denny's, Home Depot, King County, the NFL, Nike, Pitney Bowes, Paccar, PEMCO, the Seattle Seahawks, The Seattle Times, Starbucks, Teledesic, the University of Puget Sound, and the Virginia Mason Medical Center.

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Chair, Litigation Department at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Chair, Immigration Practice Group at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Chair, China Practice at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a national business and litigation law firm representing businesses based throughout the United States and around the world. The company was founded in 1908 and it is based in Seattle, Washington.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Prior - 2015

NELI is a non-profit continuing education organization that conducts employment law seminars, teleconferences and webinars as a means of providing continuing legal education (CLE) for employment and labor attorneys and continuing professional education (CPE/CEU) and HR recertification (through HRCI) for human resource and other professionals in the field. We also offer related services, including in-house ADA training and consulting and testifying ADA expert witness services, all of which meet the needs of the employment law and human resource professions representing business, industry, government, labor and other publicly and privately formed organizations. NELI also publishes employment law related publications including reference and resource manuals, books, and treatises all available on searchable CD or in print.

Political Donations
$2,000
2006

Founder at Carter Global LLC

$1,000
2004

Former Senator from Massachusetts

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Admitted to Washington State Bar
Court Admission: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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