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Admitted to Practice

  • Washington, 2003
  • Alaska, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 2013

Angela R. Vogel

Angela Vogel has a decade of experience counseling clients in employment law. Her practice focuses on defending employers in connection with claims involving discrimination, harassment, disability accommodations, leaves of absence, wrongful terminations, and wage and hour issues. Angela has extensive experience litigating in state and federal court, in addition to defending employers  before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WHRC), and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR).

Angela also advises employers on a wide range of issues related to the employment relationship.  She has experience conducting workplace investigations and training managers.  She also routinely drafts and revises employee handbooks, policies, and procedures.

Prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine, Angela was in-house counsel at Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., a Fortune 500 global logistics company, where she provided advice and counseling on domestic and international employment matters.

Additional Qualifications

  • Corporate Counsel, Employment, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., Seattle, 2014-2016
  • Partner, 2013-2014; Senior Counsel/Associate, 2009- 2013 – Gordon & Rees LLP, Seattle
  • Associate, Patterson Buchanan Fobes Leitch & Kalzer, Inc. P.S., Seattle, 2007-2009
  • Enforcement Attorney, Washington State Department of Financial Institutions, Securities Division, Tumwater, Wash., 2006-2007

Professional & Community Activities

  • Board Member, King County Washington Women Lawyers, 2013-2015
  • Judicial Evaluation Committee, King County Washington Women Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Conference Planning Committee, 2013-2015
  • Neighborhood Legal Clinic Volunteer, King County Bar Association, 2003-2011

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to "Washington Super Lawyers," Thomson Reuters, 2014
  • Selected to “Washington Rising Stars,” Thomson Reuters, 2011-2013
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