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Michael Reiss, American Lawyer, educator ( law: pract. & administration, Educated)Labor (including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Fair Labor Standards Act)Civil litigation, federalCivil rightslawyer, educator. Member faculty University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, 1968-1971, 74-79; Member Order of Coif.

Background

Reiss, Michael was born on January 5, 1943 in New York City. Son of Milton Z. and Betty Reiss.

Education

Harvard College (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1965). Yale Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1968).

Career

Worked at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (Seattle, Washington) specializing in General Civil and Trial Practice. Admiralty; Maritime and Fisheries. Antitrust; Banking and Commercial Law.

Bankruptcy; Business. Communications and Media Law. Construction Law and Government Contracts.

Employee Benefits; Employment Law. Intellectual Property. Health Law; International.

Land Use and Environmental Law. Litigation; Real Estate. Retail; Securities; Software.

Tax; Trusts and Estates. Admitted to the bar, 1970, California. 1980, Washington.

Order of the Coif.

Member, Board of Editors, Yale Law Journal, 1968. Contributor to Schlei & Grossman, "Employment Discrimination Law," Author, "Requiem for an Independent Remedy: Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1871," So.Cal.L.Rev, 1977. Professor, USC Law Center, 1968-1979.

Instructor, Trial Advocacy, University of Washington Law School, 1980—. Director, NITA N.W. Region, 1980—. Regional Attorney, United States.

E.E.O.C., Seattle, 1979-1986. Since its founding in the early 1900s in Seattle, Washington, Davis Wright Tremaine has continued to grow and change in response to the needs of its clients. Today the firm is organized by practice industry groups, and offers a wide range of legal services to regional, national and international clients through offices in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, California, Washington D.C., Hawaii and Shanghai, China.

A state-of-the-art communications network provides our clients the benefit of immediate access to shared knowledge, experience and resources of attorneys firm-wide. Dedicated to a tradition of public and professional service, the people of Davis Wright Tremaine are active in professional groups at the national, state and local levels.

Membership

Member, Board of Editors, Yale Law Journal, 1968. Contributor to Schlei & Grossman, "Employment Discrimination Law," Author, "Requiem for an Independent Remedy: Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1871," So.Cal.L.Rev, 1977. Professor, USC Law Center, 1968-1979.

Instructor, Trial Advocacy, University of Washington Law School, 1980—. Director, NITA N.W. Region, 1980—. Regional Attorney, United States.

E.E.O.C., Seattle, 1979-1986.

Connections

Married Kate Morgan Reiss, May 29, 1967. Children: Joshua, Morgan.