Brandon Sipherd is an experienced attorney focused on employment law litigation ranging from discrimination to harassment to wrongful termination to wage disputes. Brandon and Lisa founded Sipherd Burke Law PLLC to fight for individuals wrongfully hurt by the reckless decisions of others.

Brandon handles all types of employment-related lawsuits involving wrongful termination, discrimination (based on gender, race, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, religious, sexual orientation), retaliation, harassment, wage and hour issues, and administrative charges before federal, state and local governmental agencies (such as the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Human Rights Commission).  He is honored to represent his clients and does everything he can to rectify wrongs done to his clients.

Previously, he worked as an attorney for prestigious law firms both in Seattle and New York City. As an associate, Brandon managed a huge docket of cases to win significant results for hundreds of clients. 

Brandon attended Hofstra School of Law in New York City where he graduated with his juris doctor degree. While at Hofstra, the New York native was the Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, publishing three journals. Brandon received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle Eastern Studies & Arabic at Brigham Young University, where he had the opportunity to study at the University of Amman in Amman, Jordan. 

Outside of work, Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife and husky. He is an outdoor enthusiast and his favorite activities include being in the mountains, skiing, and traveling. They live in Seattle, where Brandon is active in his community and church. 

Languages:

Fluent in Spanish and Arabic

Awards:

Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Avvo Clients' Choice, 2014, 2015

 
 

Publications:

Employment Discrimination Chapter Contributing Editor, Washington Lawyer's Practice Manual. 2013 and 2014

Evaluating the Legality of Employer Surveillance Under the Family and Medical Leave Act: Have Employers Crossed the Line?, Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, 2010

Admitted to Practice:

New York
Washington

Memberships:

Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
Washington Employment Lawyers Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
Washington State Association for Justice