Dave J. Luxenberg



Dave J. Luxenberg has been a shareholder at McGavick Graves since 2004.  Mr. Luxenberg concentrates his practice in the area of employment and labor law, primarily representing employers.  Mr. Luxenberg has considerable experience in a variety of areas of employment and labor law, including collective bargaining, organizational activity, unfair labor practices, wrongful termination claims, wage and hour claims, state and federal discrimination law, developing personnel policies and practices, employee discipline and separation, employment security and labor and industry issues, and day-to-day compliance.  Mr. Luxenberg also offers extensive management training and consulting to aid employers’ compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.  Prior to joining McGavick Graves, Mr. Luxenberg served as a judicial clerk for Justice Gerry Alexander on the Washington State Supreme Court.


Memberships & Affiliations 

  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member



  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
  • J.D. – 1998
  • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Arizona B.A. – 1995
  • Honors: cum laude


Published Works

  • Why Viatical Settlements Constitute Investment Contracts Within the Meaning of the 1933 & 1934 Securities Acts, Willamette Law Review, vol. 34 #2


Practice Areas

  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Litigation
  • Management Training
  • Mutual & Cooperative Corporations


Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1998