Patrick Kirby has focused his practice in employment and commercial litigation since 1993. He represents and advises companies, executives, and individuals in a variety of workplace issues. Mr. Kirby has represented clients in Washington, Idaho, and other parts of the country. He regularly advises employers on employment practices, policies, and in drafting handbooks and contracts. Mr. Kirby has participated in several successful trials, mediations of employment related cases. He is a regular speaker on labor and employment issues.
His trial experience includes successfully defending companies against claims of discrimination. He has successfully tried cases before juries in representing individuals involving claims discriminations and wrongful discharges, and withholding of wages. Mr. Kirby's employment litigation gives him the experience necessary to advise employers regarding a variety of workplace issues.
Other cases which Mr. Kirby litigated include: insurance coverage; trade secret; non-competition; business interference; commercial defamation; CFAA claims (computer fraud); and ERISA (employment benefits) claims.
Licensed to practice all state and federal courts in Washington and Idaho, which includes the following admissions:
Patrick is a very good and decent man. I have highest trust in his legal skill and personal integrity. I use Patrick for all my employment law questions and have known him for 20 years.
The most ethical and professional legal counsel I have been exposed to in my 25 year career as a lawyer. No legal counsel has demonstrated the same level to me during my career.