About Adam R. Pechtel
Adam Pechtel devotes his practice to working to protect workers. Whether litigating wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and wage theft claims or advising clients on employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and reasonable accommodations for disabilities, Adam focuses on fighting for the workers who are the foundation of the economy. Adam also represents injured persons and criminal defendants.
Adam is admitted to the Washington State Bar (2011) and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington (2015). He graduated from Taylor University in 2007 and he graduated from Duke University School of Law in 2010. He was an editor on the Alaska Law Review while in law school. He has lived in seven states and has visited every state in the United States.
Adam is active in the legal and local communities. He belongs to the Washington Employment Lawyers Association, the Benton-Franklin County Bar Association, and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In 2017, the Federal Defenders Office for Eastern Washington and Idaho awarded the Judy Clarke Public Service Scholarship to Mr. Pechtel. From 2015 to 2017, he served as a volunteer on the City of Richland's Code Enforcement Board.
Adam is married to his beautiful wife Katherine Pechtel and works hard to stay one step ahead of his rambunctious daughter Emily.