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Wayne W. Hansen • Partner

Jackson Lewis P.C. • Seattle, Washington

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Contact Information

Jackson Lewis P.C.
One Union Square
600 University Street, Suite 2900
Seattle, Washington 98101
phone 206-405-0404
fax  206-405-4450


Wayne W. Hansen is the Managing Partner of the Seattle, Washington office of Jackson Lewis LLP. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin (BBA, 1965); University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1967). Mr. Hansen worked for three years as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board, was in private practice in Wisconsin, and just prior to joining Jackson Lewis, was a partner in large Seattle law firm. Mr. Hansen handles labor and employment matters, including labor negotiations, employment counseling, and employment litigation defense, for a wide variety of Pacific Northwest and national companies. His litigation experience includes representation of employers before state and federal courts in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, as well as state and federal administrative agencies.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
Labor Law Experience

Mr. Hansen has extensive experience over the past 30 years in all phases of traditional labor law, including: representation cases and unfair labor practice hearings before the National Labor Relations Board; representation of management in NLRB election campaigns; arbitration of grievances under Collective Bargaining Agreements; and negotiating Agreements with all major unions including Teamsters, Hotel Employees Restaurant Employees, International Association of Machinists, United Food and Commercial Workers, Operating Engineers, Carpenters, Tailors and others. He has advised employers during negotiations in a wide variety of industries including retail, food distribution, health care, utility, and agricultural. He represented the employers in two highly visible decertification election campaigns, involving high profile companies.

Mr. Hansen?s recent NLRB case handling includes a seven-week unfair labor practice trial, an ?R? case hearing which resulted in stopping a Teamsters organizing drive in Fairbanks, Alaska, and a unit clarification hearing which resulted in dismissal of an attempt by the Teamsters to add three newly created positions to a warehouse unit in Portland, Oregon.


  • College: University of Wisconsin, B.B.A., 1964
  • Law School: University of Wisconsin, J.D., 1967

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin, 1976
Washington, 1979
Attorney Disclaimer - Attorney Advertising

The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law.  Any certificate, award, or recognition by a group, organization or association used by a Washington attorney to describe his or her qualifications as a lawyer or qualifications in any subspecialty of law is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington.

See Washington Rules of Professional Responsibility Rule 7.4(b).

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Practice Areas

• Employment Law