Douglas Smith focuses his practice on representing clients in complex class action litigation and offering advice on legal compliance with federal and state wage and hour requirements. He also helps employers respond to wage and hour investigations by the U. S. Department of Labor and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. He has also testified before the Washington State legislature on numerous class action and wage and hour issues and consulted on a variety of legislative matters. He works with many well-known national and regional companies, including retailers, food manufacturers, and others.
In addition, Douglas has authored several articles on class action litigation and wage and hour compliance. In 2006, he was appointed as one of four employer representatives to serve on the Employment Law Advisory Committee to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.