David has been an Assistant Attorney General since 2008, and with the University of Washington since 2015. In July 2019 David was named Division Chief for the UW Division. Before assuming the role of Division Chief, David was a member of the Healthcare Team and his primary client was UW Medicine. During his tenure with the UW Division, he has also advised Pharmacy, School of Medicine, and Compliance, among other University clients.
Prior to his time with the UW Division, David was with the Social and Health Services Division, where he represented the Department of Social and Health Services in child abuse and neglect cases, and then with the Antitrust Division for five years handling all aspects of government civil enforcement of state and federal antitrust laws in Washington State.
Daniel has served with the Attorney General's Office since 2012. Prior to joining the University of Washington Division, Daniel worked in the Government Compliance and Enforcement Division prosecuting professional misconduct cases for the Department of Health, primarily litigating matters before Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and other healthcare boards and commissions.
James has served with the University of Washington Division of the Attorney General's Office since December 2014. James primary clients are the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, KUOW, the Trademark Office, UW Marketing and Communication (UMAC), the Treasury Office, UWINCO, the Tax Office, and the Office of Research.
Before joining the UW Division, his work at the Attorney General’s Office included prosecuting involuntary civil commitment trials against sexually violent predators throughout the State. Additionally, he represented the Department of Social and Health Services in child abuse and neglect cases and projects with the agency’s Government Operations Division. Prior to his appointment as an Assistant Attorney General, James served as research staff on several grants through the University of Washington Psychology Department. He also worked at the Washington State Supreme Court and supported the federal government on science and technology projects.
Jessica has worked for the Washington State Attorney General's Office since 2006. She started in the Social Health Services Division where she represented the Department of Social and Health Services in dependency and termination actions and administrative licensing hearings. In 2009 she joined the team of attorneys that represents the Special Commitment Center for sexually violent predators where she defended the state against civil rights lawsuits. In 2010 she transferred to the Labor and Industries Division. There she was co-advisor to the Office of the Medical Director and litigated worker benefits and workplace safety appeals at the administrative level and in Superior Court including jury trials. Jessica clerked for the Oregon Department of Justice and Washington AGO in law school.
Mike Joined the University of Washington Division of the Attorney General's Office in 2017. Prior to joining the office, Mike was a Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at Starbucks Corporation for 20 years. There, he built and led a number of diverse teams in the legal department. He served as general counsel for the international business unit; general counsel for the Americas business unit; and built and led the real estate team during its growth phase. Before his tenure at Starbucks, Mike was a lawyer in private practice in California. He worked at Wendel, Rosen, Black and Dean in Oakland as a transactional real estate and buisness attorney for almost 7 years. Prior to that he worked at Thelen, Marrin, Johnson and Bridges in San Francisco practicing transactional real estate and corporate law.
Nancy has been with the Attorney General's Office since 2011, and joined the University of Washington division in February 2016. Prior to joining the UW Division, she worked in the Regional Services Division (Everett Office) on juvenile litigation and higher education matters.
Megan has served with the University of Washington Division of the Attorney General's Office since September 2015. Megan's primary clients are Labor Relations and Harborview Medical Center.
Prior to her appointment as an Assistant Attorney General, Megan worked in the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service in San Francisco, California. There she represented management in all manner of labor and employment claims and provided legal advice on labor and employment issues to I.R.S executives and managers throughout the United States. Megan has also worked as a Law Clerk for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Since joining the UW Division in 2007, Rolf has advised a wide rance of UW clients, including UW Information Technology, CoMotion, the Office of Public Records and Open Public Meetings, Airlift Northwest, Harborview Purchasing, UWPD, and Procurement Services. In 2014, Rolf left the UW Division and joined the UW's Executive Office as Chief of Staff to President Michael K. Young and then Chief of Staff and later Senior Advisor to President Ana Mari Cauce. He rejoined the UW Division in 2016 to take up a newly created position as quasi-general counsel to UW Bothell. After two and a half years advising UW Bothell, he moved to his current portfolio advising the Office of Student Life and the Office of Global Affairs. Prior to joining the UW Division, Rolf was a business litigator with several large private law firms in San Francisco, Paris, and Seattle, with a practice focused on international commercial arbitration, class actions (principally securities and antitrust), and a wide variety of commercial disputes.
Erica has worked for the Washington State Attorney General's Office in multiple roles. Prior to joining the UW Division's Healthcare Team in 2020, Erica served as a Managing Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division, where she fovused on healthcare provider and pharmaceutical cases, as well as led the development of the healthcare notification program. From 2015-2016, Erica worked at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, where she reviewed provider and payer acquisitions and affiliations for their effect on competition, cost, quality and access, and studied payer and provider healthcare spending. Erica also previously served as an AAG in the Washington AGO's Labor & Industries Division from 2011-2013, and clerked for the office while in law school.
Grace joined the University of Washington Division of the Attorney General's Office in 2018. She advises the UW Medicine healthcare entities. Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office, she specialized in healthcare and corporate law at academic medical centers and in private practice in New York and New Jersey.
Michelle joined the Attorney General's Office in 2016. Prior to joining the UW Division in 2020, Michelle represented Western State Hospital, an inpatient psychiatic hospital serving individuals with serious or long-term mental illness, and the Health Care Authority (HCA), which administers Washington's Medicaid (Apple Health), Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB), and School Employees Benefit Board (SEBB) programs.
While pursuing her J.D. and LL.M., Michelle interned with the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition's Health Care Division, performed work on behalf of Georgetown University Health Policy Institute's Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR), worked for the O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law, interned for Whitman-Walker Health, and interned for the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit.
Kristin joined the UW Division in January 2015, having previously practiced employment law and litigation in the private sector. Kristin's practice focuses on advising on a range of employment matters under federal and state laws and regulations, state civil service laws, University policies, and the University Faculty Code.
Patrick advises UW Medicine entities, including the teaching hospitals of Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center, UW's health sciences schools, and UW's Health Sciences Administration. Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office, Patrick represented parties for complex litigation and compliance matters while in private practice, prosecuted criminal cases as a King County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, and served as a law clerk in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
Kyle joined the University of Washington Division of the Attorney General's Office in 2018. Kyle represents UW in international matters, and his primary clients include the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), UW Information Technology, the University of Washington Libraries, the Benefits Office, the Office of Research, the Office of Sponsored Programs, Treasury, UWINCO, and the Tax Office.
Jennifer's practice has focused on labor and employment advice and litigation for both public and private employers. She was an Associate in the labor and employment group at David Wright Tremaine and an Assistant City Attorney in the employment section at the City of Seattle City Attorney's Office, and also served as a Labor Negotiator for the City of Seattle. She has taught employment law at the University of Washington School of Law as an adjunct faculty member, and served as Board president for the Burke Museum Association, where she continues as a board member. Prior to her Legal career, Jennifer was a paleontologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Miami.
Roslyn has been an Assistant Attorney General since 2010 and with the University of Washington since 2020. Prior to joining the UW Division's General Practice Team, she wored in the Regional Services Division on juvenile litigation, adult and family home licensing, and adult protective services. Roslyn also represented Everett Community College and worked on a variety of higher education matters. Prior to joining the Everett office, Roslyn served as a Rule 9 prosecutor in Spokane and as a clerk with the Torts Division of the AGO.
Christina joined the Attorney General's Office UW Division in 2019, having previously practiced labor and employment law in both the private and public sectors. She has provided legal advice across a broad range of labor and employment law issues and has represented clients in litigation in federal and state courts in Oregon and Washington, as well as before various administrative agencies, including the NLRB, the Oregon Employment Relations Board, PERC, and the EEOC.
Thomas joined the UW Division of the Attorney General's Office in February 2019. His practice is devoted to advising and representing the University, including Harborview Medical Center, on a wide range of labor and employment issues. Prior to joining the UW Division, he practiced at a law firm that specialized in employment litigation. He was also an Assistant Attorney General in the Social and Health Services Division as well as the Labor and Industries Division of the Attorney General's Office. Thomas started his legal career as a judicial law clerk to Justice Mary Fairhurst at the Washington Supreme Court.
Justin has served with the Attorney General's Office since 2015. Before joining the University of Washington Division, Justin worked in the Antitrust Division, where he reviewed proposed mergers and litigated price-fixing cases. Justin started his legal career as a law clerk at Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals and then practiced appeals and civil litigation with a firm in Seattle.
Elizabeth Dahl, Paralegal, supports the attorneys in our General Practice Team.
Alec Engber, Records Analyst, is responsible for records retention and oversees the Division's databases and file system. He is also responsible for troubleshooting IT issues and coordinating with other IT staff at the UW and AGO.
Felicia Foster, Office Administrator, supervises the support staff, oversees the budget, technology, and the day-to-day running of the office.
Nancy Gwin, Administrative Support Supervisor, supervises the administrative staff. She also assists with office operations and human resources.
Jo Hill, Administrative Assistant, supports the various legal teams in our office and serves as receptionist. She also maintains the office library.
Jeanie Hines, Legal Assistant, provides direct support for General Practice Team attorneys.
Lanse Jones, Paralegal, supports the attorneys in our Healthcare Team.
Jennifer Lee, Paralegal, supports the attorneys in our Employment Team.
Ali Maki, Legal Assistant, provides direct support for Healthcare Team attorneys.
Madison Peterson, Legal Assistant, provides direct support for Employment Team attorneys.
Mary Taylor, Executive Assistant, provides direct support for the Division Chief.
Vidya Tejwani, Fiscal Specialist, oversees fiscal matters for the division.