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Javier F. Garcia

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Counsel

Javier Garcia focuses his practice on representing clients in a wide range of litigation matters including cases involving race, age, disability and gender discrimination; wage-and-hour class actions; noncompete agreements; trade secrets, Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claims and collective bargaining agreement disputes. He counsels clients on employment issues involving employment policies and handbooks, employment contracts, and severance agreements. Javier has also represented clients in labor matters subject to collective bargaining agreements, including labor arbitrations, unfair labor practices, and National Labor Relations Board administrative hearings and appeals. Javier also has experience representing financial institutions in financial services and consumer protection litigation in state and federal courts nationwide, including class actions.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Washington Rising Stars," 2013
  • Latino Bar Association of Washington "Rising Star Award" Recipient, 2010

Professional Leadership

  • Gonzaga School of Law, Board of Advisors, 2011 - present
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
    • Annual Convention Chair, 2012
    • Deputy Regional President, 2008 - 2011
    • Law Student Division, Regional President, 2004 - 2005
  • Latino Bar Association of Washington, Executive Board, Vice President of Programs & Membership, 2008 - 2010
  • Gonzaga Hispanic Law Caucus, President, 2004 - 2005
  • LatCrit Student Scholar 2006

Related Employment

  • The Hon. Chief Judge Robert H. Whaley, United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington, Legal Extern, 2005 - 2006
  • Spokane Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention, Spokane, WA, Legal Assistant, 2004 - 2005
  • Attorney General of Washington, Torts Division Spokane, WA, Law Clerk, 2004 - 2005
  • Friedman, Gebbie & Gardner, San Bernardino, CA, Law Clerk, 2001 - 2003

Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 2006
    Editor-in-Chief, Gonzaga Law Review
  • University of Redlands, B.A., International Relations, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Washington

Languages

  • Spanish