About

MFR Associates PLLC is a Northwest-based law firm with a national reputation in human resources, employment, and labor law. We are known for helping employers create fair, safe, and productive work environments. At MFR, we provide expert assessments regarding HR policies; investigate fraud, discrimination, and harassment complaints; mediate and arbitrate employment disputes; and train in areas involving diversity, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, conflict resolution, labor relations, and management supervision. We represent Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, individual employees, and executives throughout the Northwest.

MFR is comprised of two attorneys, Marcella Fleming Reed and Laura E. Yamashita, and a certified fraud investigator and CPA, Bill Reed. Marcella and Laura provide legal advice to employers regarding employment and labor-related matters, conduct workplace investigations, and provide human resources advice to Washington employers. Laura and Marcella have worked together for nearly 20 years, first at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, later as executives with the Boeing Company, and now at MFR Associates. Both are extremely responsive and have notable backgrounds and credentials. Bill Reed assists MFR in investigations requiring forensic accounting and finance expertise.

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