Kenneth J. Diamond

Kenneth J. Diamond: Attorney with Winterbauer & Diamond PLLC
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  • 1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1700, Seattle, WA 98101
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Ken joined the firm as a Member in 1997. His counseling practice extends to every facet of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, and discharge. He works with employers regarding major restructures, compliance audits, and the removal of high-level executives. He has defended large and small employers on the full range of employment litigation matters (e.g., discrimination, retaliation, FMLA, reasonable accommodation, contract disputes) and has significant experience defending wage and hour class-action cases alleging misclassification of employees.

Prior to moving to Seattle, Ken practiced in Washington, D.C. with Covington & Burling and Chadbourne & Parke.


-The Honorable J. Frederick Motz, former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1986-1987

Professional Activities

-Seattle University School of Law - Adjunct Professor (Employment Law), 2013-Present

-The Worklaw® Network - Executive Committee, 2009-Present

-Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association

-Stanford Law School - Board of Visitors, 2006-2011

-Seattle Country Day School - Board of Trustees, 2004-2009

Professional Recognition

-Chambers USA, A Leading Lawyer for Labor & Employment Law in WA, 2005-2015

-Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review, 2003-2015

-Thomson Reuters, Inclusion in the Washington Super Lawyers® list, 2002-2015

-Woodward/White, Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2016

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Torts
  • Trade Secrets

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
206-676-8440  Phone
206-676-8441  Fax
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1978; Columbia University, M.A., 1982
Law School Attended:
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 1988, District of Columbia; 1997, Washington
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Labor & Employment); Washington State Bar Association (Member, Section on: Labor & Employment); King County Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Labor & Employment)
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Seattle, Washington