Darin Jones assists school districts and county offices of education in navigating the requirements of the Education Code, Public Records Act, the Brown Act, and conflict of interest laws. Mr. Jones represents public and private sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and advises on reasonable accommodation and wage and hour requirements.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jones served as in-house litigation counsel with a Fortune 50 global enterprise technology company in Palo Alto, California, advising his client on labor and employment matters and commercial disputes.
While attending Gonzaga University, he received a Fred L. & Elizabeth J. Hanson Scholarship and was a member of the National Honors Society for Jesuit Colleges and Universities. At the University of Washington School of Music, he was awarded Monserrat Alavedra and Helen A. Reynolds Endowed Scholarships and performed leading roles in several opera productions.
At the University of Washington School of Law, he served as Managing Editor of the Washington Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, and President of the Parents Attending Law School organization. His honors include winning the 1L Mock Trial Competition and the 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition and receiving Edmund Hillary, Lehan K. Tunks, and Paul G. Van Wagenen Scholarships. During law school, Mr. Jones held externships with the Honorable James L. Robart of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington and with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington.
News & Publications
A Shifting Landscape for Shifting Fees: Attorney-Fee Awards in Patent Suits after Octane and Highmark, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 505 (2015)
- Does the Public Have a First Amendment Right to Post Comments on a Public Official’s Twitter Feed? First Amendment Challenges to Social Media Access in the 21st CenturyEdLawConnect Blog, 07.09.2018
- EdLawConnect Blog, 03.07.2018