Richard P. Lentini is the former chair of Ryan Swanson’s Employment Rights, Benefits and Labor Group. As a trial lawyer, a majority of his litigation practice is employment-law related, often centered on discrimination or harassment. The remainder is commercial litigation, both trial and appellate, with considerable experience in product liability and asbestos litigation and auto dealer law.
Rick also counsels clients who wish to avoid litigation. He counsels employers through workplace conflicts, and conducts training seminars for human resources personnel and diversity training programs for supervisors and other management personnel. He counsels business owners and executives who are faced with employment problems or contemplating employment agreements.
Rick maintains a growing mediation practice, and is available to serve as a neutral arbitrator or mediator in all types of disputes. His experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in employment litigation makes him particularly effective as a mediator. Rick completed Cornell University’s Employment Law Mediator Training Program in June 2003.
University of Washington School of Law
George Fox College
Cornell University/Alliance for Education in Dispute Resolution Employment Law Mediator Training Program
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
Member, Labor and Employment Law Section of the King County Bar Association