We were recently honored with an award by Seattle Business Magazine as a Top 100 Best Companies to Work for in Washington at its annual banquet on July 1, 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center. In the business category of up to 30 employees we were rated #5! This is extra special for each person at the law firm as we are the only personal injury law firm in the Top 100.
This award shows that we are a great place to work which, in turn, allows our talented attorneys and staff to achieve top-tier tough advocacy and compassionate counsel. We take care of our team members the way we want them to take care of our clients.
The results are based on confidential employee surveys and the level of employee participation. Surveys are broken down in 10 categories including, benefits, communication, corporate culture, hiring and retention, executive leadership, performance standards, responsibility and decision making, rewards and recognition, training and education, and workplace environment.
The entire staff of Adler ♦ Giersch PS attended the awards dinner.
To see the complete list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, visit http://www.seattlebusinessmag.com/article/100-best-companies-work-awards-2015.
The law firm of Adler Giersch ps is sponsoring and participating in this year’s Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s annual “Walk Like MADD” 5K on October 11, 2014 at UW Husky Stadium in Seattle. MADD provides vital support services to survivors of drunk driving and their families. This event is a great way to provide support.
Here is how you can help out:
- Join our team. Please register online at http://support.madd.org/goto/adlergierschps click on register as an individual at the bottom of the page. Bring your family and friends. Opening ceremony begins at 8:00am. Walk begins at 8:30am. The cost to join is only $20.00 per person as a walker, $30.00 as a runner, $15.00 for children 5-21, and $10.00 for dog. Registration includes a great T-shirt for the event. After September 10th registration fee will increase to $25.00 for adults, $20.00 for children, $15.00 for dogs.
- Start a New Team!: Round up your family, friends, and colleagues to walk together. Registration fees are the same as above. This is a great opportunity for team building within a company.
- Donate to our team. Go to our team page, http://support.madd.org/goto/adlergierschps to make a direct online pledge to Team Adler ♦ Giersch, ps. All donations will go directly to this event.
For more information about MADD, visit www.madd.org/local-offices/wa/. We hope to see you on October 11th!
Richard H. Adler participated in two interviews on the May 29th new broadcast on Q13 Fox’s morning show then again on the afternoon show. The topic of discuss was the White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit taking place on May 29th. The summit hosted young athletes, parents, coaches, professional athletes, military service members and medical experts.
Click here to view the entire interview.
President Obama announced commitments by key stakeholders to increase our understanding of concussions and provide the resources and tools to prevent, recognize and treat concussions. Here is the full report from the White House.
Mr. Adler was asked to participate in these interviews for his involved with the Zackery Lystedt Law, the first in the nation law in Washington State preventing preventable concussion in youth sports by requiring medical clearance to return to play by a licensed healthcare provider for student athletes suspected of having a concussion. Since its enactment in 2009, key components of the Lystedt Law are now enacted in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. There is still one final step in making it Federal Law.
The Brain Injury Association of Washington (BIAWA) teamed up the KOMO 4 News in producing a new public service announcement regarding traumatic brain injuries. The law firm of Adler Giersch is a proud sponsor of this project to assist BIAWA in its mission to educate the community about brain injuries. This PSA will run for the remainder of the year as a way to take away the “silent in this silent epidemic.” (Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.)
Zackery Lystedt and his dad, Victor, were interviewed as part of a special report on the NFL Network. The featured story, “Breakthrough in Football Safety?,” highlights the movement that the Zackery Lystedt Law has created nationwide. Forty-two states and the District of Columbia have passed and enacted components of the Zackery Lystedt Law. Currently the law is making its way through the Georgia State Congress by passing in the House and moving on to the Senate. Richard H. Adler was interviewed as well for his key role in the passage of the Zackery Lystedt law in Washington State in 2009 and his continued leadership role in its passage of the law nationwide, in every state.
Click here to view “Breakthrough in Football Safety?” on the NFL Network.