Professional Biography

Darrin Emerick Professional Staff

Chief Personnel Officer

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8696

    F +1.206.359.9000


    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA




Darrin L. Emerick is the Chief Personnel Officer for Perkins Coie. He is responsible for the firm's human resources department including oversight and supervision of human resources policies and procedures, employee relations, payroll, benefits, staff compensation management, legal and staff recruiting and selection processes, evaluation and professional development programs. Mr. Emerick has over 25 years experience in leading and managing human resources programs, including service with a major multi-specialty health care organization, consulting firm and multi-state banking institution. He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management. Mr. Emerick holds a bachelor's and master's degree in business administration.

Community Involvement

  • State Cabinet for March of Dimes March for Babies, 2007 - 2008
  • Seattle Children's Museum Board of Trustees, 2008 - 2009




  • University of Missouri, B.B.A., 1982
  • University of Missouri, M.B.A., 1986