Matthew A. Mensik
Primary Practice: Litigation
- J.D., University of Washington, 2011, Order of the Barristers, President of Moot Court Honor Board, TYLA National Mock Trial Team
- B.A., History, Eastern Washington University, 2008 summa cum laude, EWU Mock Trial Team
As an experienced advocate for both employers and employees in employment law cases, Matt Mensik brings a unique perspective to civil litigation. He practices civil litigation, with an emphasis in employment and corporate/partnership litigation. Matt represents employers at all stages of a litigation involving:
- Employment Discrimination Claims
- ADEA/ADA Claims
- Partnership Disputes
- Corporate and Shareholders Disputes
- Whistleblower Claims under the Energy Reorganization Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 5851
- The First Amendment and Anti-Harassment Protection Orders, RCW 10.14 et. seq.
Matt also practices in United States Bankruptcy Court, where he represents creditors and Trustees in litigation involving creditor claims and adversarial claw-back actions relating to Ponzi schemes.
Prior to joining the firm as an attorney, Matt was a summer associate with Witherspoon Kelley and a Judicial Extern to Magistrate Judge James P. Hutton, Federal District Court, Eastern District of Washington. He also served his country for four years as an infantryman in the United States Marine Corps. Matt’s service took him to fifteen countries on four continents. As a member of the First Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment, Matt fought in the Second Battle of Fallujah in November of 2004, and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with combat distinguishing “V” device for heroic and valorous actions during that battle.
- Licensed to practice in Washington
- Joined Witherspoon Kelley in 2012
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
- United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Washington
- United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 51