Tacoma, Washington Employment Lawyer

3425 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Phone: 253-858-6601
Fax: 253-858-6603
Mt. Rainier, Washington

Employment Lawyer for the South Puget Sound

Since 1994, Terry A. Venneberg has provided counseling and representation to employees in employment-related cases and situations. Terry has achieved successful results on behalf of his clients in a wide variety of cases, including those involving employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, deprivation of civil rights, defamation and wrongful termination. Terry is licensed to practice law in Washington and Alaska, and provides counseling and representation to clients in both states. Terry believes that it is important for employees to be fully informed of their rights in the workplace, and he places the emphasis of his practice on providing complete and professional legal advice and services to his clients, as well as aggressive and thorough representation in all matters which proceed to litigation.

Terry provides counseling and representation of clients in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, on matters which include the following:

  • Employment Discrimination (Race, Gender, Age, Disability, Religion, National Origin)
  • Sexual Harassment, or Other Discriminatory Hostile Environment
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Violations of Employment Contracts
  • Whistle Blower Rights (Retaliation for reporting employers who endanger public safety)
  • Public Employee Rights (Local, State and Federal Government)
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Review or Negotiation of Severance Agreements.

Located in Gig Harbor, Washington, Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law, represents clients in employment law matters throughout the Puget Sound region, with primary emphasis in South Puget Sound, Tacoma, Pierce County, Kitsap County and the Olympic Peninsula.

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Topic of the Week

Dealing With Distractions

Blogs, texts and apps are just some of the things enticing us to play hooky instead of getting work done. Here are four tips to help you remain focused.


Blog of the Week

Taking Pope Francis' Message Seriously Means Pushing for Worker-Owned, Green Cooperatives

The Pope's visit to the USA this week comes just two months before pivotal UN climate talks that could lead to a global climate agreement. Climate change will be high on his agenda in planned addresses to the UN and Congress, and it is likely that one of his central concerns will be the economy.

Thought for the Week

"You can always find a distraction if you're looking for one."

–Tom Kite

List of the Week

from Brent O'Brian

Just Reading This Will Stress You Out: Top Stressors At Work

  • Misaligned responsibilities
  • Lack of prioritization
  • Time management issues
  • Inappropriate workloads
  • Unrealistic expectations 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. US lab settles age discrimination lawsuit for $37.25 million
  2. Nestle Waters faces law suit over gender discrimination against female employee
  3. 1,461 troops to get money for wrongful foreclosures
  4. 1,461 troops to get money for wrongful foreclosures
  5. Tobacco manufacturers revive lawsuit against FDA