John Hodges-Howell

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

John Hodges-Howell is an employment and labor attorney who represents employers of all sizes, including universities, hospitals, and airlines. He represents employers in arbitrations and federal court litigation under the Railway Labor Act and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and the Washington Public Employee Relations Commission.

He helps public and private employers navigate complex regulatory and compliance issues, and counsels clients on union avoidance. In John’s employment practice, he defends employers of all sizes in federal and state court, in front of federal and state agencies, and provides advice on issues relating to leave laws, reasonable accommodations, and noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements.

He has deep experience in both state and local election law, frequently working on challenges to voter initiatives. With an LL.M. in health law and a graduate microbiology degree, John is also able to offer his health care clients legal counsel tailored to their specific operational and institutional needs.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Legal Extern, Washington State Hospital Association, Seattle, 2012
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. J. Robert Leach, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I, Seattle, 2009-2011
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. J. Coughenour, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Seattle, 2008
  • Rule 9 Intern, Washington State Office of the Attorney General, Olympia, Wash., 2007-2008
  • Senior Scientific Program Analyst, National Human Genome Research Institute, Rockville, Md., 2004-2006


  • LL.M., Health Law, University of Washington School of Law, 2012
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2009
    • Executive Articles Editor, Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal
  • M.S., Microbiology, University of Washington, 2004
    • National Science Foundation, Center for Nanotechnology Research Fellowship
  • B.A., Biochemistry, Lewis & Clark College, 2000, cum laude
    • Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology Fellowship


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