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Amanda M. O'Halloran

Of Counsel
aohalloran@gth-law.com
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Phone: 253.620.6423
Fax: 253.620.6565

Wells Fargo Plaza
1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Primary Areas of Practice

Employment law practice, defending employers in a wide variety of cases in state and federal court, including claims for wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, disability discrimination and class action wage and hour litigation.  Practice also includes counseling employers on termination decisions; investigations of workplace misconduct; as well as drafting employee manuals, contracts and non-competition agreements.

Education

J.D., Seattle University, 1995
cum laude

B.A., Political Science, University of Washington, 1991
Graduated with honors

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Washington State Bar Association

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association

Washington Women Lawyers, Pierce County Chapter
President (2003)
Vice President (2002)

Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Professional History

  • Joined firm in 1995

Community Activities

  • Safe Streets Campaign
    • Member, Board of Directors (2005-2008)
    • President-Elect 2007
    • President 2008

Honors, Publications & Presentations

  • Named "Rising Star" by WASHINGTON LAW & POLITICS (2001)
  • Frequent speaker at professional seminars regarding employment law issues including FMLA, ADA and sexual harassment training