Robin Williams Phillips

Robin Williams Phillips P.S.

Principal

Practice Emphasis

Employment litigation

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, 1979, State University of New York, 1979 (Business Economics, magna cum laude; Economics, summa cum laude)
  • Juris Doctor, 1982, Villanova University School of Law

Representative Cases

  • Lead counsel defending large class action wage cases against regional employers.
  • Defended at trial a successful wrongful termination claim by an upper-level manager against a regional employer.
  • Successfully prosecuted several multi-plaintiff sexual harassment claims against Snohomish County.
  • Successfully argued in front of the Washington Supreme Court on behalf of a wrongfully terminated employee.
  • Successfully defended a breach of a non-competition agreement while at the same time prevailing on a counterclaim for tortious interference with contractual relations for the employer.
  • Lead counsel in pursuing class action wage claims against national employers on behalf of sales representatives and restaurant employees.

Presentations

  • “Succeeding at Trial,” National Business Institute, 2017
  • “Effectiveness of Employment Contracts and Areas of Potential Liability,” U.S. Trustee Conference 2015
  • “Effectiveness of Non-Competition Contracts,” Lorman Institute, 2013