Managing Partner: Steven H Winterbauer
Partner: Kenneth J Diamond
Number of partners: 2
Number of other lawyers: 3
Winterbauer & Diamond is an employment and labor law firm dedicated exclusively to representing management. In addition to being recognized by Chambers since 2005, the firm is listed in US News-Best Lawyers®‘Best Law Firms’ with first-tier metro rankings in Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, and Litigation-Employment and Labor, and third-tier national ranking in Labor Law-Management. The firm also serves as the Washington state representative to the Worklaw® Network, a national consortium of leading employment and labor law firms.
Main Areas of Practice:
Winterbauer & Diamond’s areas of expertise extend to every facet of the employer-employee, independent contractor-principal and labor-management relationships, and are informed by the perspective gained from a combined litigation and counseling practice. The firm’s litigation practice provides management defense in all forums, including state and federal courts, labor arbitrations and before enforcement and regulatory agencies. The firm represents employers across the full range of employment and labor litigation matters, including EEO actions, employment torts, wage and hour claims, unfair labor practice charges and enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
Outside of the courtroom, the firm regularly advises employers with respect to regulatory compliance, administrative enforcement, retention of key employees and other issues related to executive mobility, and protection of business information and assets. The firm also assists employers with prevention and self-examination through planning, developing and maintaining human resource infrastructures, including drafting employee policies and manuals; training supervisors and human resources personnel; and conducting internal audits and investigations.
Winterbauer & Diamond represents public and private employers, from sole proprietorships and startups to Fortune 500 corporations, across a broad range of industries, including hospitality, health care, retail, local government, law enforcement, education, technology and insurance, throughout Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Key clients include Expedia, Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation, Grant County Public Utility District, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Microsoft Corporation, City of Redmond, King County, MultiCare Health System, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., Coldwell Banker Bain, Northwest School of the Arts, Pro Sports Club, BNSF Railway, Bittrex, Inc., Taylor Shellfish Company, Inc., H-E Parts International, LLC, Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa, Wind River Holdings, L.P., and RH2 Engineering, Inc.