Zach Lell is a member and chair of the firm’s Municipal Department.  His practice includes all areas of municipal law, including litigation, land use, public records, governance and public contracting matters.

Zach is a member of the Washington State Bar Association (Environmental and Land Use Law Section) and Phi Beta Kappa.

Born in Juneau, Alaska, Zach received his B.S., magna cum laude, in Political Science from Santa Clara University in 1994 and earned his J.D. in 1998 from the University of Washington School of Law, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor of the Washington Law Review. After graduating from law school, Zach served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Warren W. Matthews of the Alaska Supreme Court.

Practice Areas

Association Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1998
  • B.S., Santa Clara University, Political Science, magna cum laude, 1994

Professional and Community Activities

  • Washington Association of Municipal Attorneys
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