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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

Inns of Court
Association of Corporate Counsel
Washington State Association for Justice

Awards and Recognition

• AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5 – Martindale-Hubbell® 2015-2023
• Legal Leaders, Labor & Employment – Martindale-Hubbell® 2018
• Martindale-Hubbell® Client Champion – Silver Distinction, 2020-2022
• Top Attorney, 10.0 Rating – Avvo® 2018-2022
• VPN.com Top 100 US Employment Lawyers, 2022
• Lawyer Monthly Magazine – Workers’ Comp Law Firm of the Year – 2022
• Avvo Client’s Choice Award – 2014
• US News Best Lawyers – Seattle Workers’ Compensation Claimants Lawyer, 2022
• Attorney of the Year Award – CV Magazine, 2017
• Employment & Labor Law – Top Law Firm – CV Magazine, 2020
• 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
• Lawyer of Distinction 2020-2022
• Top Ranked 2019 Lawyers – ALM Legal Leaders
• High Stakes Litigators Award – America’s Top 100
• Top 1% of Attorneys in America – Distinguished Justice Advocates
• Top 1% – America’s Most Honored Professionals
• Lead Counsel Rated, Workers’ Compensation Law – Lead Counsel Review Board
• Lead Counsel Rated, Labor & Employment Law – Lead Counsel Review Board
• Top 10 Attorney – Attorney and Practice Magazine
• 10 Best Attorneys, High Verdict & Settlement Winner – American Institute of Legal Counsel


Recent Press

Washington Amazon Employees
Carlson v. Pacific Fondue Northwest, LLC.
Seattle Times – City of Seattle Work From Home Policy
Seattle Times – Vaccine Mandates
Anchorage Daily News
Yakima Herald-Republic
Everett Community College
KIRO – Employer Vaccine Requirements
City of Everett


Timothy W. Emery is a founding member of Emery | Reddy. Tim manages complex litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. He also accepts class action matters on behalf of Washington 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 US 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. King County Superior Court Case No. 22-2-06641-5

Recent Individual Representations

• $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