Allison C. Schwartzman

Allison C. Schwartzman

Allison is a member of the firm’s Municipal and Public Finance practice and has more than a decade of experience serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and borrower’s counsel in tax-advantaged financings. Allison’s practice is focused on multifamily and senior housing, health care, transportation, higher education and nonprofit financings. She also counsels housing authorities and other public entities regarding general municipal law.


Municipal League of King County, Board Member

Leadership Tomorrow Class of 2014

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys

Washington Finance Officers Association

American Bar Association

  • Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, Member

Washington State Bar Association

King County Bar Association, Member


Sales and B&O Tax for Washington Housing Authorities

Speaker, Washington Housing Authority Accounting Professionals, September 2018

Cooperative agreements, interlocal agreements, and affordable housing

Speaker, Tri-Cities Municipal Government & Public Finance Seminar, July 2018

Post-Issuance Compliance – What you need to know about the IRS’s new focus on compliance and record-keeping

Speaker, 2012 Association of Washington Housing Authorities (AWHA) Meeting, April 2012

The Big Picture

Speaker, Bonds 101 Seminar, February 2011

Law School Initiative Program Seattle University School of Law

Panelist, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing Law Student Initiative Program, March 2009

Municipal GovernmentPublic FinanceHealth CareInfrastructureSenior & Affordable Housing


Tel: 206.447.6406Fax: 206.749.1962


Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2012


J.D., Boston College Law School (cum laude), 2004

  • Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review
    • Solicitations Editor, 2003-2004
    • Staff Writer, 2002-2003
  • Client Counseling Competition, Semi-Finalist

B.A., Pomona College, 2001

Bar Admissions

Washington, 2008

Oregon, 2017

New Jersey, 2004

Pennsylvania, 2004


Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2012-Present
  • Associate, 2007-2011

Dilworth Paxson LLP (Philadelphia, PA), Associate, 2006-2007

Parker McCay P.A. (Marlton, NJ), Associate, 2004-2006

Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau (Waltham, MA), Student Attorney, 2003-2004

Thornton & Naumers LLP (Boston, MA), Law Clerk, 2003

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