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Gulsah Senol

Associate
+1.206.370.5894
Fax +1.206.623.7022
Gulsah Senol is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. She is a member of the labor, employment and workplace safety practice group. Ms. Senol’s practice focuses on all aspects of workplace law, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, Title VII, and similar state laws. She also advises clients on regulatory compliance, employee training, handbooks, investigations, and best practices.

Professional Background

As a member the Washington, New York and New Jersey bars, Ms. Senol has significant litigation experience and has represented employers in state and federal court, mediation, arbitration, and other administrative proceedings. She represents employers on all aspects of litigation, including pre-complaint demand letter and agency charges at the state and federal levels. Ms. Senol also has experience representing employers in state and federal wage and hour class actions.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Senol served as an associate at a U.S. law firm primarily representing employers on all aspects of workplace law in state and federal court. She has experience advising corporate clients of all sizes and in all industries.

Achievements

  • Rising Star, New York Super Lawyers (2016-2019)

Speaking Engagements

  • Future of Work: How to Maintain a Changing Workforce, November 2019
Government Agency Charges and Investigations
  • Prepared numerous position statements, represented employers in investigative interviews, settlement conferences, conciliations, and hearings, and successfully obtained dozens of dismissals from administrative complaints filed with the Washington Human Rights Commission, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights; and New York City Commission on Human Rights.
Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation
  • Represented government contractor employer in wage and hour class action alleging overtime violations claims.
  • Represented restaurant employers in several wage and hour class actions alleging overtime misclassification, off-the-clock, spread of hours and meal and rest period claims, resulting in summary dismissal of claims and favorable settlements.
Single-Plaintiff and Multi-Plaintiff Litigation
  • Represented employers of varying sizes in discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of contract, and other employment related matters state and federal courts.
  • Successfully obtained favorable settlements for employers in pre-litigation and post-complaint actions involving disability discrimination, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, sexual harassment, FMLA violations and other employment related claims.