Diane L. Cushing has joined Lane Powell as Counsel to the Firm on the Labor, Employment and Benefits and ERISA, Life, Health & Disability Teams in Seattle.
Cushing is an experienced employee benefits attorney, with an LL.M. in Taxation, who counsels and represents large corporate, association, public sector, and multi- and single-employer benefit plans. She regularly assists clients with Department of Labor and Internal Revenue code compliance, employee benefits litigation, and strategies for benefits plan design, modification and administration.
Cushing also represents and advises national, regional, and local private and public-sector employers in federal and state trial and appellate courts, before administrative agencies and in arbitration in labor and employment issues.
Cushing received her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law, her J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School, and her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington.