Attorney Patrick Leo McGuiganPatrick Leo McGuigan

Leo is a co-founder of HKM Employment Attorneys LLP. He practices labor and employment law exclusively. He has extensive litigation experience and has represented employees in complex employment disputes and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. Leo is dedicated to protecting the rights of employees and has fought to protect employee rights against employers large and small.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law — Employee
  • Civil Rights


  • University of Ulster, Ireland (B.A., 1993)
  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., 1999)

Published Works:

  • Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, Religious Discrimination (Author, 2014)
  • Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, Employment Discrimination (Contributing Author, 2013)
  • Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, Employment Discrimination (Contributing Author, 2012)

Professional Associations:

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington State Association of Justice
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • King County Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Ranked 10/10 (Superb) by Avvo
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers (member)

Bar Admissions:

  • Oregon
  • Washington

Admitted to Practice:

  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • All Washington State Courts
  • United States District Court for the District of Oregon
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • All Oregon State Courts