GREGORY M. SKIDMORE

Partner
Fax: 425.649.1199

SUMMARY


Gregory M. Skidmore focuses his practice on representing both individuals and companies in a wide variety of civil and business litigation matters with a primary focus on employment litigation. Gregory represents clients in cases involving age, disability, and gender discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, unpaid wages, employment contract disputes, unemployment benefits appeals, and wrongful discharge in federal, state, and tribal courts and before governmental agencies such as the EEOC and DOL. Gregory also assists business owners with the development and implementation of policies and procedures compliant with both state and federal employment laws. As a litigator, Gregory embraces his role as both an advocate and a counselor by zealously representing his clients while also recognizing his duty to seek an amicable resolution between adverse parties. In his free time, Gregory enjoys hiking and camping in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, trying new restaurants, serving in his church and community, and spending time with his wife and young children.




REPRESENTATIVE CASES


  • Obtained $1.5 million jury verdict against national health care company for retaliation and wrongful termination.
  • Received $130,000 judgment from bench trial for national fireworks company in a breach of contract action.
  • Successfully defended and resolved an unpaid wages claim against local furniture company.
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of independent insurance broker agains insurance company for breach of contract.
  • Settled multiple claims for employees claiming wrongful termination and discrimination.




PRACTICE AREAS


  • Employment Law
  • Litigation and Trial




BAR ADMISSIONS


  • Washington
  • Idaho




COURT ADMISSIONS


  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho




EDUCATION


  • J.D., George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT




PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Washington Employment Law Association




LANGUAGES


  • French





WHAT CLIENTS SAY

Greg Skidmore easily sits within the Top 5% of people I've ever met in my life in terms of honesty, fair-dealing, and overall character.  Greg is exactly the kind of person that an average citizen, facing a distressing legal event, should turn to in order to help them get their life off the rails and back on track.  I cannot recommend him enough.

— Former Client – 2019

Seattle Address

1001 Fourth Avenue, Suite 4400 Seattle, Washington 98154

Bellevue Address

14205 SE 36th Street, Suite 100
Bellevue, Washington 98006

Spokane Address

707 W Main Avenue, Suite B-1

Spokane, Washington 99201

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