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Donald Scaramastra has successfully represented clients in litigation concerning environmental cleanup cost recovery and insurance coverage, antitrust and competition issues, and in other constitutional and complex litigation.  He appears on behalf of clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts.

Don is a certified White Belt in Legal Lean Sigma and Project Management and co-chairs the firm’s committee responsible for innovation and process improvements in litigation.

Professional Activities

  • Member, King County Bar Association Board of Trustees.  2017-current
  • Chair, King County Bar Foundation Board of Trustees.  2015-16.  Member 2008-2017
  • Chair, King County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board of Trustees.  2003-2004.  Member 2001-04

Community Activities

  • President, Board of Directors, Children's Alliance, 2004-2007; Board Member, 2002-2012



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News & Insights


  • Washington, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2004
  • United States Supreme Court, 2007


University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1991

  • Notes and Comments Editor, California Law Review
  • Member, Moot Court Board

University of California Irvine, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 1988

Honors | Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent® 5.0 Peer Review Rated Lawyer
  • Listed in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for Commercial Litigation, 2010
  • Named a "Top Lawyer" for Environmental Law in Seattle Met magazine, 2010
  • Named by peers as a "Super Lawyer" in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009-2019
  • Named by peers as a "Super Lawyer" in Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2014-2015 
  • Named by peers as one of Washington's "Rising Stars" in Washington Law & Politics magazine, 2001-2003 and 2006-2007
  • Selected as one of Puget Sound Business Journal's "Forty Under 40" for professional accomplishments and community involvement, 2005
  • Garvey Schubert Barer's Dallaire Public Service Award, 2004
  • 2006 Civil Libertarian Award, ACLU of Washington
  • 2007 Champion for Children Award, Children's Alliance
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