Steve Burgon recently joined the health care practice team at Ogden Murphy Wallace, PLLC in Seattle after more than a decade as the President and Founder of Burgon Law Office in Kirkland, Washington. For 25 years Steve has worked with nonprofit and charitable organizations that are committed to furthering education and healthcare services for the community. He is passionate about mission-driven organizations and provides general counsel services to a several such organizations, both locally and nationally. Steve also serves as exempt organization counsel during formation of new entities and as part of larger transactions, often involving different types of exempt organizations or involving transactions between tax-exempt and taxable entities. He also has experience representing non-profit organizations securing tax-exempt bond financing, and regularly provides counsel for healthcare transactions involving both taxable and tax-exempt health care providers. Steve enjoys serving nonprofit boards of directors and working with them on governance issues that improve their effectiveness as a board and empower the executive teams to pursue the organizations’ mission.

Prior to forming Burgon Law Office in 2004, Steve was a Partner at Miller Nash, LLP in Seattle, Washington and also served as an Associate Attorney and then Partner at Reed McClure, PS, also in Seattle.

Steve is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the health law section of the American Bar Association, and the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys.

Steve currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Qualis Health and the Washington Poison Center.  He also serves as an adjunct health law professor at the Seattle University School of Law.

Steve received his J.D. from the University of Washington and was a member of Order of the Barristers. He graduated with honors from the University of Utah, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.

Practice Areas

Association Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys


  • J.D., University of Washington, 1991
  • B.A., University of Utah, Business Management, 1988

Professional and Community Activities

  • Seattle University - Adjunct Health Law Professor
  • Qualis Health - Board of Directors
  • Washington Poison Center - Board of Directors
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