ppetrich@dpearson.com
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Toll Free: 800.439.1112
Phone: 253.620.1500
Fax: 253.572.3052

920 Fawcett Avenue
PO Box 1657
Tacoma, Washington 98401

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Community and Civic Activities

  • Al Davies Boys & Girls Club (Board of Directors, 1980-86)
  • Bellarmine Preparatory School (Advisory Board, 1979-83; Personnel Committee, 2007-present; Board of Directors, 2010-present)
  • Tacoma Art Museum(Activity Council Member, 2001-03; President, 2003; Board of Directors, 2011-present)
  • Timberland Community Association (President, 1989-90)

Peter T. Petrich

Senior Attorney

Peter T. Petrich is a senior attorney of Davies Pearson, where he practices in the areas of employment, labor law and civil rights litigation. Mr. Petrich provides counseling and litigation services to public and private employers, and individual employees on issues involving civil rights discrimination, wage and hour regulations, Department of Labor & Industries regulations, preparation of employee handbooks, severance and non-compete agreements, and labor relations. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of San Francisco and his J.D. degree from Gonzaga University. Mr. Petrich has argued cases in the Washington State Superior Court, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court as well as the Federal District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has lectured on employment law issues to numerous public and private groups.

Practice Areas

Labor and employment law, general business, and business litigation

Education

  • Gonzaga University, J.D., 1977
  • University of San Francisco, B.A., 1970
  • Bellarmine Preparatory School, 1966

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • President, Davies Pearson, P.C., 2005-2010
  • Pierce County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 1978-79
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Harold I. Petrie, Judge, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II, 1977-78
  • Associate Editor, Gonzaga Law Review, 1976-77

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