Lawrence Schwerin

Counsel Emeritus
Lawrence Schwerin Photo
Practice Areas
  • Advising Unions
  • Union Administration
  • Union Litigation
  • Union Organizing

Lawrence Schwerin

Counsel Emeritus


  • U.S. District Court, W.D. Washington
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • J.D., University of Washington Law


    Lawrence Schwerin, a Walla Walla native and graduate of the University of Washington Law School where he served as an editor of the Washington Law Review (1966-1968), was coordinating partner of Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt LLP and is now counsel emeritus. His practice, spanning over 40 years, focuses on litigation for individuals as well as unions. Mr. Schwerin also arbitrates and mediates employment disputes and lectures on employment and labor law issues. He is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for twenty years. He is past chair of the King County Bar Association's Pacific Coast Labor Law Conference planning committee, and has served as chair of the WSBA Labor & Employment Law Section executive committee.

      Representative Work

      • Virginia Mason Hospital v. Washington State Nurses Association
      • NLRB Baseball Club of Seattle Mariners v. Teamsters Local Union 117
      • Clear Channel Outdoor Inc. v. Drivers Sales and Warehouse Local Union No. 117