Seattle Employment Attorney Mark B. Shepherd

Hello. My name is Mark Shepherd. I handle all kinds of workplace related matters throughout the greater Seattle area, Washington and Oregon. I invite you to learn more about my practice and how I can help you.

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Experience. Strength. Wisdom. Success.

I help clients avoid, resolve or litigate workplace disputes involving discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination. I also counsel and represent both employers and employees regarding employment contracts, wage and hour issues, non-competition agreements, trade secrets/intellectual property issues, termination, separation agreements and severance packages. I help employers understand applicable employment law and implement appropriate policies and practices.

I strive to discern the economic and legal realities and the interpersonal dynamics that can influence or determine employment situations. Each client is unique. Each situation is unique. I bring to bear over 37 years of experience to help forge the best possible results for my clients.

Seasoned Trial Lawyer

My undergraduate degree is in economics from University of Washington, and my law degree is from University of California, Berkeley. I have served as Chief Author of the Employment Discrimination section of the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, and am frequently requested to lecture about employment law issues at legal education seminars.

I am licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Washington, and in Oregon. From my office in downtown Seattle I counsel and represent clients throughout Washington and Oregon.

For the convenience of our clients, we offer services in both English and Spanish. Se habla español, (866) 802-9832. Pregunte por Rosa Gallagher.

Mark B. Shepherd

Mark B. Shepherd

Seattle Employment Attorney
Phone (206) 805-1496


I found Pivotal Law Group on the web. I had qualms about calling the number at first because I live and work on the Olympic Peninsula and would like to meet the person face to face before entrusting our legal issue to anyone. After talking to Mark Shepherd via phone, who shared his background & expertise, and clearly stated how their company charges for legal fees, I was put at ease and entrusted to him our case. He took over and did a superb job on our company’s employment issues within a 3 hour period! I know he is someone I can trust and count on anytime.
Mel G.


Mark has earned the rating “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating a lawyer can obtain, confirming his preeminent legal ability and exceptional ethical standards.

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