Alicia M. Feichtmeir
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Alicia M. Feichtmeir

Alicia's litigation practice focuses on resolution of civil cases, including employment, commercial litigation, environmental and regulatory disputes. She counsels clients on all aspects of the litigation process, including case strategy, risk evaluation, discovery and trial planning. 

In her employment practice, Alicia advises public and private employers on compliance with various federal, state and local employment laws including wage-and-hour, leave, and anti-discrimination regulations. She has defended employers in agency and court proceedings involving harassment and discrimination, whistleblower actions, wrongful discharge, trade secret misappropriation, and unemployment claims. She regularly assists employers in drafting and revising employee handbooks, management policies, and employment agreements, including talent and production agreements for local and national film projects.

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Activities

ArtsWest Gallery and Playhouse, Board Intern, 2014-Present

ArtsFund Associates Program, 2012-Present

Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington, Website/Communications Committee Co-Chair, 2011-2013

Solid Ground Family Assistance Program, Advisory Board Member, 2009-2011

Publications

Washington Workplace Blog

Alicia Feichtmeir is a contributor to Foster Pepper's Washington Workplace Law blog

Recent blog posts include:

Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Signed Into Law: Federal Law Offers Greater Protections and New Obligations for Employers

Author, Foster Pepper News Alert, May 2016

Judicial Candidates Pledge Ethical Campaigns

Foster Pepper News Alert, May 2010

Advocating for the Native American Child: Comprehensive Overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Chapter Contributor, Native American Practice Group and CASA CLE Manual, November 2008

Presentations

Give Us A Break! Navigating Employment Issues in the Trucking Industry

Speaker, Washington Trucking Associations, February 2017

Politics and the Workplace

Speaker, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, October 2016

Legalization of Marijuana: Impact on the Washington Workplace

Speaker, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, June 2016

Is Your Employee Handbook Ready for Prime Time?

Speaker, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, April 2015

Privacy in the Workplace: Managing Employees in the Digital Age

Presenter, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, November 2014

Bullying and Violence in the Workplace: Prevention and Intervention Strategies

Presenter, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, March 2014

Employment Discrimination Law – Hear from the Agencies

Presenter, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, September 2013

Wage & Hour Compliance – Beyond the Basics (Part II)

Presenter, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, May 2013

Intellectual Property Ownership and Public Employment

Co-presenter, Association of Washington Cities, 33rd Annual AWC Labor Relations Institute, May 2013

Wage & Hour Compliance – Beyond the Basics (Part I)

Presenter, Foster Pepper Client Briefing, February 2013

Mandatory/Permissive Bargaining and Public Records/Information Disclosure

Presenter, Managing the Process of Labor Relations, October 2011

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Litigation & Dispute ResolutionEmerging Companies & Venture CapitalEmployment & LaborMedia, Entertainment & GamesNonprofit & Tax-Exempt OrganizationsPortsPrivacy, Cybersecurity & Data ProtectionRetail & Consumer ProductsTransportation

Contact

Tel: 206.447.8929Fax: 206.749.2003

Recognition

Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2014-2016

Education

J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2009

  • Washington Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Law Women’s Caucus, Alumnae Event Chair

B.A., Wesleyan University, 2003

Bar Admissions

Washington, 2009

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Washington, 2011
  • Western District of Washington, 2011

9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, 2012

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2017-Present
  • Associate, 2010-2016
  • Summer Associate, 2008

Solid Ground (Fremont Public Association), Legal Intern, 2007-2008

Immigrant Families Advocacy Project, University of Washington School of Law, Volunteer Advocate, 2007-2009

Seattle Art Museum, Community Campaign Coordinator, 2005-2006

Seattle Children's Museum, Group Sales Manager, 2003-2005

Quoted

Are WYLD Members Too Green for Pro Bono?

Three young lawyer volunteers are proving otherwise DeNovo, Washington State Bar Association, August 2011

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