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Patrick B. Reddy


  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2003 (with honors from college and law school)
  • B.A., Boston College, 1999

Admitted to Practice

  • WA

Professional and Community Involvement

Published Cases

  • Frisino v. Seattle School District No. 1, 160 Wn.App 765, 249 P.3d 1044 (2011) (review denied)

Publications and Mentions

  • NJ Law Journal
  • Buzzfeed
  • Seattle Times
  • Everett Herald


Patrick Reddy is a founding member of Emery | Reddy, PLLC and litigates workers’ compensation and employment matters throughout Washington state. He regularly practices before the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (BIIA), the state Superior Courts, the Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the United States District Courts of Eastern and Western Washington. He was lead trial counsel in Frisino v. Seattle School District No. 1, a Court of Appeals decision (review denied by the Supreme Court) where the Court required employers to engage in the interactive process of accommodating employees with disabilities, even after some failed attempts at accommodation.

Awards and Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell®: AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5, 2015-2023
  • Martindale-Hubbell®: Client Champion — Silver Distinction, 2020 – 2022
  • AI Global Media Workers’ Comp and L&I: Law Firm of the Year, 2022
  • AI Leading Advisor Awards: Workers’ Comp and L&I Law Firm of the Year 2021 – 2022
  • AVVO®: Top Attorney, 10.0 Rating, 2018 – 2022
  • CV Magazine: Employment and Labor Law — Top Law Firm, 2020
  • Lead Counsel Review Board: Lead Counsel Rated, Workers’ Compensation Law
  • US News Best Lawyers: Seattle Workers’ Compensation Claimants Lawyer
  • Superlawyers: Rising Star, 2015-2017