Washington State DNR Building and Capitol Dome

Rick’s experience representing municipalities in public agency law dates back to his early days of practice in 1988 when he defended tort liability cases brought against local municipal corporations. He also served as in-house General Counsel for a regional public utility for a decade that was subject to municipal laws and regulations. His law firm’s clients include public utilities, cities, public universities, and a statewide public insurance pool.

Rick’s special knowledge of public agency law includes matters related to the
following areas:

  • Public Records Act
  • Open Public Meetings Act
  • Public Disclosure Act
  • Procurement
  • Development of governance policies
  • Public employee law
  • Municipal law