Donna E. Lurie

Donna E. Lurie

Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC)
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  • Washington
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In addition to a college degree in Labor Relations and a Law degree, Donna has specialized in employment and discrimination law throughout her career. She has adjudicated 120+ arbitration cases in the public and private sectors, mediated 100+ workplace disputes, served as a lead in contract negotiations, and co-chaired labor-management committees on numerous issues. Donna has served as a Hearing Officer, Arbitrator, Mediator, and organizational development consultant since 2012. Donna has developed job classification systems, evaluation protocols, and employee handbooks for nonprofit organizations and public agencies.
Donna is the former Chair of the King County Bar Dispute Resolution Section, a former member and speaker for the Northwest ADR Conference, and a current member of the Planning Committee for the Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Conference. She is the founder of a Multicultural Steering Committee for East King County community organizations working to reduce cultural and linguistic barriers to mental health resources and services.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Litigation
    Consumer Law
    Class Action
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment
    Workers' Compensation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 13157
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Professional Experience
Panel Arbitrator
Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC)
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Serve as arbitrator for grievance cases when selected by the parties. Serve as arbitrator when assigned to law enforcement cases.
Panel Arbitrator
Oregon Employment Relations Board (ERB)
- Current
Serve as grievance arbitrator when selected by the parties
Panel Arbitrator
Alaska Arbitration Panel
- Current
Serve as arbitrator when selected by the parties
Panel Arbitrator for Labor, Employment, and Consumer cases
American Arbitration Association (AAA)
- Current
Serve as independent arbitrator when selected by the parties or assigned to cases by the AAA.
Labor Arbitrator
Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service (FMCS)
- Current
Serve as arbitrator selected by the parties or assigned by FMCS.
Education
Pepperdine University
Professional certificate (2013) | Advanced Mediation
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Honors: Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
J.D. (1980) | Law
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Honors: Honors graduate of the Law School
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.A. (1977) | Labor Relations
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude degree; winner of Schell-Butensky award as top student in the department
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Professional Associations
WA Public Employment Relations Commission
Panel Arbitrator
- Current
Activities: Grievance arbitrator and member of Law Enforcement Arbitrator Roster
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Oregon Employment Relations Board
Panel Arbitrator
- Current
Activities: Grievance arbitrator in private and public sector cases
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American Arbitration Association
Panel Arbitrator
- Current
Activities: Panel Member for Labor, Employment, and Consumer arbitration cases
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Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Labor Arbitrator
- Current
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Washington State Bar  # 13157
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Arbitrating Disputes Involving Education Professionals
Arbitration Quarterly of the Northwest
Speaking Engagements
Epic Changes to Arbitration, NW Annual Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle
WA State Dispute Resolution Section
Managing Polarities, Annual NW Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle
WA State Bar Dispute Resolution Section
Workplace Conflict - Options for Resolution, Lake WA Chapter Meeting, Bellevue, WA
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Are You Ready for Arbitration?, 22nd Annual NW Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle
WA State Bar Dispute Resolution Section
Mediating Group Conflict in the Workplace, 20th Annual NW Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle
WA State Bar Dispute Resolution Section
Mediating with Multiple Generations, American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle
American Bar Association
Multiple Generations at the Bargaining Table, Annual LERA Conference, Seatte
Labor & Employment Relations Conference
Preparing for Arbitration, Annual LERA Conference, Seattle
Labor & Employment Relations Association (LERA)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Lurie Workplace Solutions
Social Media
Contact & Map
Lurie Workplace Solutions
P.O. Box 966
Woodinville, WA 98072
Telephone: (206) 953-3973
Woodinville, WA, USA
Telephone: (206) 953-3973
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed