Cliff has been with Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP since 1984, and became a partner in 1989. He moved to Seattle in 1975, working at various non-legal jobs (teacher, nightclub manager, sportscaster, and disc jockey) before attending law school.
In addition to his many individual employee clients, Cliff devotes a substantial percentage of his practice to representing our firm’s union clients. Cliff also provides employment advice to a number of non-profit agencies and charitable institutions. He has served as an independent investigator for various federal agencies in discrimination cases, and is a frequent mediator in state and federal employment cases.
Cliff lectures on a variety of subjects before bar and professional groups, employer associations and unions. He was a contributor to the 1998 supplement to Lindemann & Grossman’s Employment Discrimination Law, the leading treatise on the subject. Cliff is Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the King County Bar Association, serves as a member of the Federal Pro Bono Screening Committee, and is a member of the Washington State and American Bar Associations and the National Employment Lawyers Association. He is also an ACLU cooperating attorney, and has been listed in Who’s Who in American Law. Cliff also serves on the Board of Directors of The Homelessness Project, a non-profit agency providing transitional housing to homeless families.
Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP
Hoge Building Suite 1200
705 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1729
Phone: (206) 682.6711
- B.A., English, Brooklyn College, 1971
- J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 1984; Managing Editor of the Law Review