Doug is the founder and senior attorney of Ehlke Law Offices based in Federal Way, Washington. He has successfully handled cases for employers throughout the United States, in Federal, State and administrative court. In 2009, his office won dismissals in OSHA citation appeals in New Jersey, Colorado, and Wisconsin on cases involving lockout/tagout charges, employment discrimination claims and workplace accidents and fatalities. Doug has been recognized on the Super Lawyers list five times and by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America as a Top 100 Trial Attorney in Washington State. He gives seminars at national and regional conferences and writes monthly articles for a national magazine on issues of workplace safety, employment discrimination, workers’ compensation retaliation claims, labor and administrative law. In 2009, Doug was a keynote speaker at national conventions in Nashville, Tennessee and Palm Desert, California. Currently, he represents members of three trade associations and serves as labor counsel to a Florida manufacturer. In 2010, he is scheduled for national conference speeches in Florida and New Orleans. He currently is defending major OSHA and EEOC cases in Illinois, Missouri, Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, Florida and Washington.