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David E. Breskin

David Breskin
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  • Phone: (206) 652-8660
  • Fax: (206) 652-8290
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Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Consumer Protection Law and Related Litigation

Practice Description

David Breskin provides counseling and litigation services on employment-related matters under federal and state laws, including employment and compensation agreements, wage and hour, labor relations, discrimination and wrongful termination issues. Litigates in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies in employment related and consumer protection act cases. Frequently represents plaintiffs in class action litigation.

Mr. Breskin has been lead counsel in a number of significant cases, including: a 2.3 million judgment in an age discrimination case; a $2.4 million judgment in an employee compensation case; a $3.5 million class action settlement of a sex discrimination case; a $1.1 million class action settlement of a hostile work environment/sex harassment case; a $1.4 million class action settlement of a consumer protect act case; a $1.7 million judgment in a sex discrimination case; a $2.9 million judgment in a disability discrimination and retaliation case.

Mr. Breskin has successfully prosecuted and/or settled actions in the state and federal courts of the states of Washington, California, and New Jersey; and has been licensed to practice law in the State of Washington since 1980. He has been admitted to practice in the Ninth, Third and Federal Courts of Appeal, as well as the federal district courts for the Western and Eastern District of the State of Washington, the Central District of California, the District of Delaware and the District of New Jersey.


  • Author, Washington Practice, Volumes 9, 9A, 10 and 10A, Civil Procedure Forms and Commentary, West Group, Inc. 2000; Annual Supplements (2001-2009)

Professional Honors and Affiliations

Admissions & Courts

  • 1988-Present: Member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association
  • 1992-Present: Member of the National Employment Lawyers Association


  • J.D., George Washington University, 1979
  • B.A., Stanford University, 1976
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