Arielle is an attorney at HKM’s Seattle office, where she focuses on all aspects of employment law and represents employees in a variety of employment litigation matters. A graduate from Seattle University School of Law, Arielle focused her work and study on employment law and workers’ rights. She served as the Research and Technical Editor for the Seattle Journal for Social Justice and published an article on forced arbitration provisions in employment contracts. In addition, Arielle was a student advocate in Seattle University’s Worker’s Rights Clinic, where she helped low-wage workers understand and enforce their rights in the workplace. She also worked as a law clerk combating employment discrimination and advocating for worker’s rights. Prior to law school, Arielle worked to advance the rights of people with disabilities at Disability Rights Washington, a nonprofit legal advocacy organization and the Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds. In her free time, Arielle volunteers as a Development and Awareness Committee Member for Disability Rights Washington.
Location: Seattle Office
- Seattle University School of Law (J.D.)
- Cum laude
- Seattle University (B.A., English)
- Arielle Inveen-Lai, Forced Arbitration Leaves Workers in an Unequal Position: What Washington State Can Do Under the Threat of Federal Preemption, 19 Seattle J. for Soc. Just. 885 (2021).