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Three Attorneys Elected to Principal

Gena Bomotti, Mindy DeYoung, and Hilary Bramwell Mohr were elected to Principal on December 12, 2013.

Gena Bomotti is Chair of the firm’s Women Attorneys’ Group.  She is a member of the Labor and Employment practice group.  She advises clients on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including compliance with federal and state anti-discrimination and harassment laws, wage/hour compliance, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act, the National Labor Relations Act, unfair competition, and trade secrets laws.

As a litigator, Gena represents clients in disputes involving discrimination, retaliation, workplace health and safety, and wage and hour issues. Her litigation experience also includes representing clients in alternative dispute resolution forums, such as mediation.  Prior to attending law school, Gena enjoyed a career in Human Resources for a biotechnology company.

She received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2007.

Mindy DeYoung is the Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.  She is a member of the Litigation and Environmental and Natural Resources practice groups.  Mindy represents a broad range of commercial, industrial, and individual clients at federal and state hazardous waste sites. Clients have included owners and operators of sites and generators and transporters of waste from various industries. She has participated in agency enforcement actions, cost recovery, contribution, and natural resource damage litigation.

Mindy also assists businesses in due diligence and site investigation and cleanup, contract negotiations, and compliance with hazardous waste management regulations. She provides expert project management at various cleanup sites.

She received her J.D., cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2007, and prior to joining the firm, clerked for Associate Chief Justice Charles W. Johnson at the Washington State Supreme Court.

Hilary Bramwell Mohr is a member of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights and the Litigation practice groups.  Hilary has represented secured and unsecured creditors in chapter 11, 7, and 13 bankruptcy cases, and also defendants in adversary proceedings.  Hilary also has experience representing secured creditors, receivers, and assets buyers in state receivership cases, and advises businesses regarding a variety of insolvency issues.  Much of Hilary’s litigation experience has focused on representation of creditors—including actions under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act, lender liability defense, and contested foreclosures—but she has experience litigating a variety of other business disputes as well.

Hilary received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2007.  Before becoming a lawyer, Hilary was the communications director for the Seattle Parks Foundation, a local nonprofit.