Overview

Devon Blevins advises employers on a variety of labor issues such as union organizing, unfair labor practices, collective bargaining, and workplace discrimination. She has represented clients in a wide range of labor matters arising under state and federal law, including the National Labor Relations Act, and has advocated for them before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and in arbitration. She is well-versed in unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the NLRB.

Devon also has experience representing clients in a variety of employment-based claims arising from state and federal law such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Washington State Law Against Discrimination, including discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Devon was an Honors Attorney and legal extern with the NLRB, Region 19 and a Peggy Browning Fellow and legal volunteer with the Fair Work Center.

Education

University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2020; Chief Managing Editor, Washington Journal of Environmental Law and Policy

University of Southern Mississippi, B.A., Political Science, 2011; Dean’s List

Admissions

Washington

Experience

  • Advises clients regarding issues arising from collective bargaining and unfair labor practice charges.
  • Representation of clients regarding wage and hour violations, workplace discrimination, and wrongful discharge.
  • Investigated unfair labor practice charges filed with the NLRB.
  • Processed representation and decertification petitions filed with the NLRB and served as Hearing Officer.
  • Negotiated settlement of unfair labor practice violations.
  • Litigation of unfair labor practice cases before NLRB administrative law judges.

Insights

Insights & Presentations

  • “NLRB Updates – Recent Decisions and Rules Affecting Union and Non-Union Employers,” Stoel Rives LLP webinar, December 14, 2023

Speaking Engagements

Recognition

  • Mary Ellen Krug Labor and Employment Law Scholarship, Recipient, 2020

Affiliations

Professional

  • WSBA Labor and Employment Law Section, Young Lawyer Liaison, 2021–present
  • Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference, Volunteer, 2018
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