On September 13, 2010, Governor Christine Gregoire led a delegation of more than 100 Washington business, education, science, and technology leaders to China and Vietnam in an effort to expand export opportunities, encourage new investments, and create new jobs in Washington state. We were among the delegates invited to join the governor on this trip.
Editor: In September, you and Peter Antonucci of Greenberg Traurig LLP were co-chairs of a conference at Tsinghua University School of Law sponsored by the ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Sections and the International Law Committee of Tsinghua University. How did this Conference come about and what were some of its high points?
Editor: Would each of you tell our readers something about your professional experience?
Willert: I am the Managing Director of Williams Kastner, and I have spent approximately 30 years of my professional practice in the labor and employment law arena. This includes a great deal of counseling on the employer side in addition to litigation.