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Samantha Everett

Senior Counsel

(206) 695-6648
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701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98104


J.D., cum laude, University of San Diego School of Law, 2004

  • Order of the Coif (top 5% of class)
  • Editor, San Diego Law Review

B.A., cum laude, English Literature, San Diego State University, 2000

  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society

Samantha Everett is Senior Counsel in the Seattle office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment Law and Cannabis, Hemp & CBD practice groups. Ms. Everett represents businesses in employment discrimination matters, large-scale wage-and-hour litigation, and agency charges. She also advises businesses on employment matters including training management and HR, handbook drafting and updates, policy updates, employment and severance agreements, cannabis issues, and internal investigations. She also represents businesses in general commercial litigation, cannabis-related litigation, and provides cannabis policy advice.


U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington


State Bar of California
Washington State Bar Association
MAMA Seattle
Washington Women Lawyers

Community Involvement

Bainbridge Island School District Instructional Materials Committee, 2014-present
Chair, Arts and Traditions, Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School PTO, 2017-present
Board Member At-Large, Bainbridge Island Swim Club, 2019-present
Volunteer Manager/Coach, Bainbridge Island Little League Softball, 2014-2018
Bainbridge Island Harbor Commissioner, District 1, 2014-2018