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ADR Neutral: Marc C Cote

Marc C Cote
705 2ND AVE, STE 1200
SEATTLE, WA 98104-1729
Tel: 206-682-6711

Focus of Practice

Employment Law; Class Action Litigation; Contract Disputes; Civil Rights; Partnership and LLC Disputes

Legal Experience

Partner with Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP (2017 to present); Partner with Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC (2014-2017); Associate with Terrell Marshall Law Group (2009-2013); Associate with Mills Meyers Swartling (2008-2009); Law Clerk for Justice Walter Carpeneti of Alaska Supreme court (2007-2008)

Court Admissions

Washington Courts; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States District Courts for Western District of Washington, Eastern District of Washington, and Eastern District of California


Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law ("Mediating the Litigated Case" Program); University of Washington School of Law, JD with high honors; Seattle University, BA in Psychology and Spanish, summa cum laude

Professional Associations

Washington State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Litigation Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section; King County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Judicial Evaluation Committee; Washington Employment Lawyers Association; National Employment Lawyers Association

ADR Training

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law - "Mediating the Litigated Case" (42 hours of training; February 5-8 and 20-22, 2020); King Court District Court Small Claims Court Intensive Advanced Facilitative Mediation Training, Dispute Resolution Center of King County (17 hours of training practice & mock mediation evaluation; March to September 2020)

ADR Experience

Pro bono mediator for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with experience mediating employment discrimination matters, including hostile work environment, disability discrimination, disability accommodation, and gender discrimination matters; dozens of mediations as advocate, including employment law matters and complex class actions

ADR Practice Areas

Business Litigation, Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, Contracts, Employment