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2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
T: 206.777.7510

Susan Eberle Stahlfeld

Partner

Susan Eberle Stahlfeld is a partner and the leader of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn’s employment law and labor relations practice group. Susan represents employers in cases involving employment and labor law, such as discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage-and-hour rules, and employment torts litigation. She also regularly counsels employers on the various personnel issues they face day to day, and provides clients with training for supervisors and managers, and for all employees. Susan assists clients from many industries, including retail organizations, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, tribal entities, financial institutions, restaurants, and transportation-related companies.

Representative Experience

Successfully defended retail chain through bench trial against wage-and-hour "joint employer" class action claims by employees of vendor.

Represented defendant national pharmacy chain against wage-and-hour class action by pharmacists, ending in positive settlement before trial.
Represented defendant national retail chain through jury trial against claims of sexual orientation discrimination, Equal Pay Act, and retaliation claims; plaintiff sought $426,000, verdict returned for $3,000.
Represented defendant retail chain and successfully obtained summary judgment ruling on multiple claims asserted by plaintiff, including allegations of retaliation under Washington's Industrial Insurance Act and disability discrimination.
Successfully represented employer in obtaining a favorable determination in a Department of Labor Administrative Adjudication on allegations of retaliation against Whistleblower.
Represented employer in obtaining a no probable cause finding in a claim of religious discrimination.