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DOL Poised to Raise Salary Level for Exempt Employees
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The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards that affect full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments. These minimum wage and overtime rules apply generally to all employees unless the individual can be classified as “exempt” from the provisions.…

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Join us for our Next Seminar- Employment Law 2019: What to Expect
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Join the KTC Employment Department on Tuesday, March 5 for a combined happy hour and seminar in the Columbia Tower Club from 4:30- 7pm. Our employment attorneys will go over significant legal events from the past year as well as any predictions and changes you may see in 2019. We will discuss the Paid Family…

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Welcome Associate Kyle Straughan to KTC
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Karr Tuttle Campbell is pleased to announce the addition of Kyle Straughan to the firm’s Emerging Growth, Intellectual Property, and Technology practice groups. Kyle earned his Juris Doctor with distinction from Seattle University where he acted as a lead article editor for the Seattle Journal of Environmental Law. Kyle went on to work in-house for…

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KTC Hosts Medical Devices Seminar
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Karr Tuttle Campbell, SeaChange Fund, and Clark Nuber PS are teaming up once again to bring you the latest seminar in the SeaChange Speaker Series: “Medical Devices: From Bench to FDA to Commercialization.” The program will tackle the complexities of taking a prototype medical device from initial alpha through the requirements for FDA clearance and…

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Congratulations to KTC Attorneys Selected as 2019 Best Lawyers in America©
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Karr Tuttle Campbell is pleased to announce that 15 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America© 2019 edition. The firm has 15 attorneys recognized in 17 different practice areas. Best Lawyers® is based on a comprehensive peer-review survey in which tens of thousands of leading…

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29 KTC Attorneys Selected to the 2018 Washington Super Lawyers List
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Karr Tuttle Campbell is pleased to announce that 29 of our attorneys have been named to the 2018 Washington Super Lawyers, including 5 named “Washington Rising Stars”.In addition, two of our attorneys, Diana K. Carey and Jacquelyn A. Beatty, have been named to the Top 50 Women Lawyers and Top 100 Lawyers in Washington State…

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Jacquelyn A. Beatty will Speak at Personal Injury Seminar
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On July 26th and 27th KTC attorney Jacquelyn Beatty will speak at the seminar “Personal Injury From A to Z” hosted by the National Business Institute. This course will cover the foundational information and knowhow essential to starting or refreshing a personal injury practice. The speakers will walk you through the nuts and bolts of…

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KTC School Attorneys Host Private School Workshop on the Fair Labor Standards Act
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Avoiding overtime liability Basics of the salary basis test Classifying employees correctly On the morning of Thursday, April 26, 2018, KTC School attorneys Tracy Miller and Celeste Monroe return with part-three of their Private School Client Workshop series, “The ABCs of the Fair Labor Standards Act ‘Exemptions.’” The program will consist of an in-depth review of…

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Employee Claim Professionals May be Sued Personally for Bad Faith in Washington
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Moun Keodalah et al. v. Allstate Ins. Co., et al., 2018 Wash. App. LEXIS 685. Written by: Jacquelyn Beatty, KTC Insurance Attorney The Washington Court of Appeals, Division One, has determined that individual claim adjusters who are insurer employees may be sued directly for insurance bad faith and violations of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act. The…

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Karr Tuttle Attorney Published in ABA Health Law Section News
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Karr Tuttle shareholder and regulatory compliance attorney Ron Friedman was published in the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section Newsletter this March with his article, “Importing Prescription Drugs Remains Risky Business Due to FDA and DEA Regulation.” As drug prices in the United States continue to escalate, providers and patients are seeking ways to lower…

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