timothy emery


Timothy W. Emery


  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2003
  • M.B.A, University of Washington, 2013
  • B.B.A, Pacific Lutheran University, 1999

Admitted to Practice

  • WA
  • UT

Areas of Concentration

Professional and Community Involvement

Awards and Recognition

  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5: Martindale-Hubbell®, 10 year anniversary in 2024
  • AV Preeminent® Judicial Edition: Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • 10 Best Attorneys, High Verdict and Settlement Winner: American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2018
  • AI Global Media: Workers’ Comp and L&I Law Firm of the Year, 2022 – 2023
  • AI Leading Advisor Awards: Workers’ Comp and L&I Law Firm of the Year, 2021 – 2023
  • ALM Legal Leaders: Top Ranked Lawyers, 2018 – 2019
  • America’s Top 100: High Stakes Litigators Award, 2017 – 2019, 2023
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine: Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney, 2024
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine: Top 10 Workers’ Compensation Attorney, 2017 ­– 2019, 2023
  • Attorney of the Year Award: CV Magazine, 2017
  • AVVO®: Client’s Choice Award, 2014
  • AVVO®: Top Attorney, 10.0 Rating, 2018 – 2022
  • America’s Top 50 Lawyers: America’s Top Lawyers Since 2023
  • CV Magazine: Employment Law Firm of the Year, Northwest USA, 2018 ­­– 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation: Labor and Employment, 2024
  • Lawyer of Distinction, 2020 – 2022
  • Lawyer Monthly Magazine: Workers’ Comp Law Firm of the Year, 2022
  • Lead Counsel Review Board: Lead Counsel Rated, Workers’ Compensation Law, 2018
  • Lead Counsel Review Board: Lead Counsel Rated, Labor & Employment Law, 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell®: Client Champion, 2020 – 2023
  • Martindale-Hubbell®: Legal Leaders, Labor & Employment, 2018
  • Top 1% America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2018 – 2019
  • Top 1% of Attorneys in America: Distinguished Justice Advocates, 2018
  • Top 10 Civil Rights Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers, 2024
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Washington State: The National Trial Lawyers, 2018, 2019, 2024
  • Top 10 Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney: Best of the Best Attorneys, 2024
  • US News Best Lawyers: Seattle Workers’ Compensation Claimants Lawyer, 2022
  • VPN.com: Top 100 US Employment Lawyers, 2022

Recent Press


Timothy W. Emery is a founding member of Emery | Reddy, PLLC. Tim manages complex litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. He also accepts class action matters on behalf of Washington state workers and consumers whose rights have been violated by corporations. Prior to returning to plaintiffs’ practice, Tim spent nearly a decade managing complex litigation and defending class action matters on behalf of multiple companies in the consumer credit space. He has particular experience litigating a range of federal statutes, including the TCPA, CROA, TSR, FMLA, and TILA.

General Counsel

  • Regulatory and litigation defense counsel: 9+ years managing strategic defense of class action lawsuits throughout the U.S. on behalf of multiple companies, including Credit.com, CreditRepair.com, and Lexington Law
  • Obtained landmark federal court win permitting credit repair organizations to engage in periodic billing procedures law (Ducharme v. Lexington Law, et al.)
  • Successfully managed the defense of dozens of national class action alleging TCPA violations
  • Represented GMAC Mortgage in dozens of litigations throughout Washington state
  • Provides analysis and compliance advice for national firms required to comply with CROA, FCRA, the FDCPA, and the TCPA

Recent Class Action Matters

  • Carlson v. Pacific Northwest Fondue LLC (d/b/a The Melting Pot) King County Superior Court Case No. 19-2-05401-8
  • Davis v. Jeff, Pat, Chris, LLC, et al. (d/b/a Domino’s Pizza) King County Superior Court Case No. 19-2-33832-6
  • Dozier v. Noble Food Group, Inc., et al. (d/b/a Domino’s Pizza) Skagit County Superior Court Case No. 19-2-01148-29
  • Shipman v. Airport Investment Company, Inc., et al. (d/b/a Hampton Inn) King County Superior Court Case No. 19-2-32386-8
  • Heard, et al. v. Home Express Delivery Service, LLC, et al. (d/b/a Temco Logistics) King County Superior Court Case No. 20-2-07098-0
  • Kennedy, et al. v. Ginsing, LLC, et al. King County Superior Court Case No. 20-2-05287-6
  • Grove et al. v. Cressy Door Co Inc. King County Superior Court Case No. 21-2-09828-9
  • Morey et al. v. Aftermath Services. King County Superior Court Case No. 21-2-07042-2 (Two claims against Aftermath)
  • Clopp, et al. v. Pacific Market Research, LLC. King County Superior Court Case No. 21-2-08738-4
  • Moliga, et al. v. Vessel WA Operations, et al. (d/b/a Reef Kitchens) King County Superior Court Case No. 21-2-09027-0
  • Jens v. Tori Belle Cosmetics, LLC, No. 22-2-06641-5 (King Cnty. Sup. Ct.) (secured $9,889,985.51 class judgment for violations of RCW 49.62);
  • Ian Morgan v. Dealer Tire, LLC et al., No. 23-2-15159-5 SEA (King Cnty. Sup. Ct.) (secured $366,234.66 individual settlement for RCW 49.62 violation).

Recent Individual Representations

  • Confidential six-figure resolution for wrongful termination
  • $225,000 for sexual harassment pretrial resolution
  • $79,500 for unpaid overtime
  • $965,000 confidential resolution for race discrimination and wage withholding
  • $825,000 confidential resolution for employment law violations
  • $1.5MM confidential resolution for gender discrimination
  • $250,000 for hostile work environment
  • $550,000 settlement (settled on individual basis) for withheld pay from several dozen hourly workers
  • $517,000 for wrongful termination and age discrimination
  • $150,000 plus an additional estimated $300,000 in equity for wrongful termination and breach of contract
  • Multiple resolutions for Washington Amazon employees
  • Six-figure confidential resolution for wrongfully terminated med-tech sales worker
  • Six-figure confidential resolution for worker’s sexual harassment claim
  • Six-figure confidential settlement for discrimination claim