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Amy M. Mensik

Partner

Location:
Spokane
Phone:
509.755.2081
Fax:
509.213.8825
Email:
amensik@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Amy Mensik focuses her practice on labor and employment law, specifically discrimination, retaliation, disability accommodation as well as employment-related corporate compliance, such as compliance with paid sick leave and other leave laws. In addition, Amy is experienced in commercial litigation.

Previously, Amy worked in Seattle defending and representing various clients, insurers and industries in employment disputes. She is also a frequent presenter before businesses and HR professionals on employment law topics.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Named as a “Washington Rising Star”, Super Lawyers®, 2017-2020

University of Washington School of Law: Washington Law Review, Chief Managing Editor (2010-2011); Editorial Staff (2009-2010), Moot Court: Champion, 1L Mock Trial Competition (2008); Best Speaker, 4th Place Overall, Unemployment Compensation Clinic Intern (2010-2011)

Washington State University: Mock Trial Team: Member of first team to advance to national competition (2005-2006), College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Graduating Senior, History (2006), Student Legal Service Associate Director (2005-2006); Intern (2004-2005)

PRESENTATIONS

Columbia Basin SHRM, Washington’s New Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law: What to Expect, Oct. 2017

2017 Witherspoon Kelley Annual Employment Law Conference, Washington’s New Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law, Oct 2017

Witherspoon Kelley, Spokane’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance: What to Expect, Mar. 2016

Inland Northwest AGC, Disability and Religious Accommodation Issues in the Workplace, Feb. 2016

National Business Institute, Advanced Employment Law, Responding to EEOC and State Agency Charges, Dec. 2015

Witherspoon Kelley, Annual Labor & Employment Law Review & Preview, Employment Law Legal Update, 2015-2019; 2022

Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA), Annual Conference, When Accommodations Collide!, Oct. 2015

Spokane County Bar Association, Employment Law CLE, Washington Employment Law Review & Preview, Dec. 2014.

EDUCATION

Law School:

University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2011

Washington Law Review

Chief Managing Editor, 2010-2011
Editorial Staff, 2009-2010

Undergraduate:

Washington State University, B.A. summa cum laude, 2006

BAR ADMISSIONS

Washington

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Washington, Secretary

Greater Spokane Incorporated, HR Employment Law Policy Committee

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