Dean is an associate and was a former summer clerk in the firm’s Seattle office. He helps employers through all aspects of employment law including wage and hour litigation and discrimination disputes.
Prior to joining the firm, Dean worked as an Extern for the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, where he assisted municipal government through individual employment and labor union disputes. He also externed with the QLaw Foundation of Washington, working with members of the LGBTQ+ community to organize recurring legal clinics, and worked at a seed-stage software startup helping CEOs and other executives obtain work visas.
During law school, he volunteered with his school’s Mediation Clinic, worked on the Washington Journal of Social and Environmental Justice, and competed in the UCLA Moot Court Cyber Crimes Competition. He held leadership positions in various student organizations, including the Law and Business Association, Cyber Law Association of Washington, and OutLaws.