Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney John Lee has been hired into an Associate position in the firm’s Seattle office effective September 21, 2015.

As former counsel to state government and labor organizations across the Pacific Northwest, John Lee brings a unique set of experience, skills, and perspective to Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett. His extensive experience handling labor and employment law matters from start to finish enables John to provide invaluable advice and advocacy for clients. He is known for his pragmatic advice, results-driven approach, detailed workplace investigation work, and strong litigation skills.

Clients routinely rely on John to conduct and/or manage a variety of workplace investigations, advice and advocacy for a wide spectrum of labor and employment law matters, and commercial litigation. He has conducted workplace investigations related to allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment, violence, hostile work environment, retaliation, ethics, and misconduct.

A significant portion of John’s practice has included employee discipline issues, disability accommodation claims, contract negotiation, wage and hour matters, employment agreements, employee handbooks, and complex civil litigation.

Before practicing law, John worked for several municipal and federal government agencies in law enforcement, transportation, and utilities. A Las Vegas native, he moved to the Pacific Northwest more than 15 years ago. John enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and going on adventures with his family.