As a consultant with The Washington Firm, Robin Nielsen provides employers with experienced HR support. Robin conducts HR audits, drafts policies and procedures, and conducts workplace investigations. She has also developed and implemented training programs for managers and employees in the areas of preventive employment practices, sexual harassment prevention, wage and hour procedures, and discipline and discharge.
Prior to joining The Washington Firm, Robin had 15 years of experience working as a labor and employment lawyer representing small, medium, and large employers. She was a partner with the Seattle firm of Preston, Gates and Ellis (now K&L Gates), where her practice focused on issues of equal employment opportunity, wage and hour claims, and helping employers design and execute preventive employment practices. She also has nine years of experience in international development, assisting developing countries, donors, and organizations with issues relating to land rights, legal aid and access to justice, and dispute resolution systems.