Matthew D. Baker

Matthew D. Baker


Bio

Mr. Baker is an associate with the firm.  His practice focuses on workers’ compensation, OSHA, employment law and other administrative law defense.  Before joining the firm, Mr. Baker was an intern for Cline and Casillas in Seattle, Washington.  Mr. Baker was also an intern at Herbert T. Patty Trademark Program in San Jose, California and at Apex Law Group in Seattle, Washington.  Prior to that, he was a summer intern at Shurat HaDin.  Mr. Baker received his law degree from University of Washington School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.  He is a member of the Washington State Bar.   

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Attorney
CUMMINS, GOODMAN, DENLEY & VICKERS, P.C.
Workers’ compensation, OSHA, employment and complex civil litigation. Representation of employers and insurance companies.

Intern, 2017
CLINE AND CASILLAS
Seattle, Washington
Researched and drafted memos regarding labor and employment issues.  Also authored articles for legal blog.

Intern, 2017
HERBERT T. PATTY TRADEMARK PROGRAM
San Jose, California
Catalogued trademark applications by type, noting the arguments used by the examining attorneys at the USPTO.

Intern, 2016-2017
APEX LAW GROUP
Seattle, Washington
Researched and drafted memos on intellectual property and business related problems.  Dealt with trademark registration, corporate formation, licensing, and other business and intellectual property issues.

Intern, 2016
SHURAT HADIN
Tel Aviv, Israel
Researched, analyzed, and summarized national security and international transaction cases, analyzed and prepared evidence for cases involving negligent international banking activity and funding.

Assistant at the Office of the Majority, 2013
OREGON HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Salem, Oregon
Worked with members of the Oregon House of Representatives to coordinate policy objectives and voting patterns on a variety of bills.  Worked on public support of new policy objectives.

 EDUCATION
2018, J.D. Degree
University of Washington School of Law
Seattle, Washington

2015, B.A., Political Science; B.A., History
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Washington

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Washington State Bar Association