Ken counsels and defends employers across a broad range of industries on the full range of employment law matters. He also has significant experience defending wage and hour class-action cases alleging misclassification of employees.
Joined Winterbauer & Diamond as a partner in 1997. Before that he served as a judicial clerk to The Honorable J. Frederick Motz, USDC for the District of Maryland, and practiced in Washington, D.C. with Covington & Burling LLP and Chadbourne & Parke LLP. Listed among top attorneys in Washington Super Lawyers®, Chambers USA, and Best Lawyers in America®. Holds Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ peer review rating.
Seattle University school of Law-Adjunct Professor (Employment Law), 2013-2016; Executive Committee–The Worklaw Network, 2009-Present; Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association; Stanford Law School-Board of Visitors, 2006-2011; Seattle Country Day School-Board of Trustees, 2004-2009; American Bar Association (Employment & Labor Law, Litigation); Washington State Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law); King County Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law, Litigation)
B.A., with Distinction, Yale University. M.A., Columbia University. J.D., Stanford Law School.