Janelle Chase Fazio

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Tacoma, Washington

Beck Chase Gilman PLLC
Janelle Chase Fazio
Beck Chase Gilman PLLC

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Civil Rights, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 2016

Education: University of Washington School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024
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Beck Chase Gilman PLLC

705 S 9th St
Suite 305
Tacoma, WA 98405 Visit website


Attorney Janelle Chase Fazio is a partner with the Beck Chase Gilman PLCC law firm in Tacoma, Washington. Widely regarded as one of the top litigators in the country, Ms. Fazio provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Seattle-Tacoma area and South Sound region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Civil rights violations

· Employment law

· Consumer protection issues

· Personal injury

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Fazio has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for her plaintiff clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many in her community find the justice they deserve for their serious and pressing legal challenges. She is fluent in Spanish and holds her certification as an interpreter, which helps her directly communicate with those who may not speak or understand English very well.

A leader in her field, Ms. Fazio has written extensively and conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars on a variety of legal topics. She has become known as a staunch and tireless advocate for the rights and interests of many throughout her area, including members of the LGBTQIA as well as former military service members trying to reassimilate into civilian life and new mothers who have experienced discrimination as a result of their pregnancies and subsequent childbirths.

In honor of her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Fazio has received numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients. She also received the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association (TPCBA) Commitment to Diversity award in 2017.

A 2009 magna cum laude graduate of Mills College, Ms. Fazio obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 2016. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, and she has served as vice chair of the Washington State Association for Justice Employment Section. 

She is also a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the TPCBA and the Honorable Judge Bryan American Inn of Court, and she is a board member of the Washington Employment Lawyers Association and Pierce County chapter of Washington Women Lawyers.

Practice areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Rights, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination

  • 40% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 30% Civil Rights
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Employment & Labor: Employee

First Admitted: 2016, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://bcglawyers.com/janelle-chase/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Washington Innocence Project
  • Northwest Detention Center
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Mills College, magna cum laude, 2009
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified interpreter and translator in English/Spanish
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Honorable Judge Robert J. Bryan Inns of Court, 2015
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • Pierce County Washington Women Lawyers, Board Member
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Board Member
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Washington State Courts
  • Membership Co-Chair of the Pierce County Washington Women Lawyers, 2018
  • Vice Chair of the Employment Law Section of the Washington State Association for Justice, 2017
  • Trustee for the Young Lawyers Board of the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, 2017
  • For dedicated commitment to quality pro bono representation of under-represented people of diverse backgrounds, Service to Diversity Award, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, 2017
  • Top-Rated Litigation Attorney in Washington by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers publication
  • TPCBA Commitment to Diversity Award Recipient, 2017
  • WSAJ Ready to Soar Award Recipient, 2020

Office location for Janelle Chase Fazio

705 S 9th St
Suite 305
Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-289-5108


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024

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