Thomas E. Platt

Adjunct Professor


Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4800
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: (206) 669.2010


B.A., summa cum laude, Harvard, 1971, Phi Beta Kappa
J.D., cum laude, Harvard, 1974


Dispute Resolution


Tom Platt is a partner with Perkins Coie in the firm's national Labor and Employment Group. With over 30 years of experience, his practice encompasses all aspects of labor and employment law, including representing clients in litigation, arbitration, mediation and before state and federal agencies like the National Labor Relations Board and the Public Employment Relations Commission. He also counsels clients and represents them in the collective bargaining process. Listed in The Best Lawyers of America, Mr. Platt is active in professional organizations and is a member of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section and the King County Bar Association, Labor Law Section, of which he has served as President and Member of the Board of Trustees. He has chaired the Pacific Coast Labor Law Conference and been a member of the conference steering committee for several years. Mr. Platt's community interests and activities have centered on education and the arts, and has included participation on several boards.