NW Employer Solutions, LLC, is a woman-owned, employment law practice located in Beaverton, Oregon.  It is dedicated to helping employers of all sizes, locations and industries comply with the myriad of employment laws and requirements. The goal of NW Employer Solutions, LLC is to minimize legal risks and avoid lawsuits. 


Heyke Kirkendall-Baker proactively counsel’s employers on the best practices in employee relation issues, wage and hour compliance, leave of absences, proper classification of workers, independent contractors, and compliance with federal and state laws.  She routinely handles difficult performance problems and high-risk terminations.  She has also conducted dozens of workplace investigations and favorably resolved a multitude of disputes with employees before lawsuits were filed. 


Heyke is licensed in Oregon, she earned her J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School, and her B.S., Magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina-Aiken.  She has represented management in all aspects of labor and employment law for more than 20 years.  She primarily focuses on providing consultation and representation to employers and management in employment matters.  She has has four grown children, and she resides in Beaverton, Oregon with her husband, Steve.