Donald W. Heyrich

Donald HeyrichDon is regarded as one of the best employment attorneys in the Pacific Northwest. He started his legal career as a law clerk in a union-side labor law firm and later as a law clerk to a distinguished judge on the Washington Court of Appeals. He then practiced public sector labor law as a King County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, representing King County in law suits, labor arbitrations, and before the Public Employment Relations Commission. He went on to spend a decade litigating employment cases at Perkins Coie LLP, the preeminent employment defense law firm in the Pacific Northwest.

Employment Practice Areas

  • Non-competes
  • Wage and Hour
  • Whistleblower
  • Retaliation
  • Employment Agreements
  • Severance Agreements


  • Seattle University (J.D., 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Oregon

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