Yas is partner with Horst Legal Counsel and Chair of the firm’s Employment Practice Group. Yas has a broad background representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation in state and federal court, with particular emphasis on insurance coverage, business, and employment matters. Yas is well versed in pre-trial work--including discovery, motion practice, and depositions--and has trial experience as well. Yas has also worked as risk management and outside litigation counsel for a Fortune 200 company. She received her undergraduate and law degrees from UC Berkeley. In her free time, Yas works out, watches UFC fights (and attendant UFC drama), and tries to tire out her boxer puppy Penny. Yas splits her time between California and the Pacific Northwest.