Dan Kalish

Dan Kalish A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Mr. Kalish is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than thirty trials to jury verdict.

As founder and partner of HKM Employment Attorneys LLP, Dan has focused exclusively on employment for the past several years, and has counseled hundreds of individuals, including several CEOs and high-level executives. rior to joining the firm, Mr. Kalish was a felony prosecutor at the King County Prosecutor’s Office, where he tried several cases, ranging from identity theft to first degree murder. Prior to that, he clerked for a federal judge and worked at Perkins Coie, the premier defense law firm in the Northwest.

Employment Practice Areas

  • Non-competes
  • FMLA
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Agreements
  • Severance Agreements


  • Yale Law School (J.D., 2001)
    • Yale Law Journal, Editor
  • Harvard College (B.A., 1997)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Mather House Scholar and Citizen Award
    • John Harvard Scholarship

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Colorado

Employment Contract Review LSS
Severance Agreement Review LSS
Non-Compete LSS
Other Employment Issue LSS