Co-Author, “Tidying Up The Messy Process Of Disciplining And Firing Employees,” KCBA Bar Bulletin (December 2016).
“Tidying Up The Messy Process Of Disciplining And Firing Employees“, RW Breakfast Briefing, October 13, 2016.
“Let’s Get Local!“, RW Breakfast Briefing, November 4, 2015.
“Beverage Law: Ongoing Transactions and Business Expansion,” WSBA CLE, August 11, 2015.
“Disability Accommodation Management Workshop,” April 29, 2015.
“It’s Not Rocket Science: Employment Discrimination Law in a Nutshell,” National Business Institute, Successfully Litigating Employment Discrimination, 2014.
“Unintended Consequences: Social Media’s Assault on Contractual and Workplace Relationships,” RW Breakfast Briefing, April 23, 2013.
“Top Wage & Hour Traps for Employers,” RW Breakfast Briefing, March 20, 2013.
“Employee Use of Social Media: Everyone is Doing It, How Should Employers Handle It?,” WSBA Business Law Section and Business Law Section CLE, 2012.
“Deciphering FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation Issues,” NBI Employment Law CLE, 2010.
“Employee Blogging and Social Networking – What’s all the Twitter About?,” November 2009.
“Religion in the Workplace: Does Faith Have a Place at the Office?,” April 18, 2007.
“The Americans with Disabilities Act – It’s Time to Get Reacquainted,” September 26, 2006.
“Internal Investigations: Getting the Job Done Right,” April 18, 2006.
Author, “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful. . .and Intelligent. . .and Athletic: Constitutional Issues in Genetic Enhancement and the Appropriate Legal Analysis,” 11 Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine 633 (2001).
Skylar has repeatedly been named a Washington Rising Star®. Riddell Williams’ Employment Law Group is ranked in Chambers U.S.A.
Hartleben v. University of Washington, 2016 WL 3660802 (Wash. Ct. App. 2016)
Rickman v. Premera Blue Cross, 184 Wn.2d 300, 358 P.3d 1153 (2015)
Potelco, Inc. v. Dept. of Labor & Indus., 166 Wn. App. 647, 272 P.3d 262 (2012)
Loeffelholz v. University of Washington, et al., 175 Wn.2d 264, 285 P.3d 854 (2012)
Skylar served on the Board of Directors for PROVAIL, an organization that helps children and adults with disabilities live independently and fulfill their life choices. She is also pleased to be a member of Riddell Williams’ Women Attorneys group that unites with local businesswomen and charities.
Skylar earned her B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Washington in 1997 and her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2001. In law school, she was a Senior Editor of Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine and received awards for excellence in trial practice and competed in the Dunmore Moot Court Competition, later serving as a moot court brief advisor.