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Marc serves as bond counsel, tax counsel, underwriters' counsel, and disclosure counsel on general obligation, revenue, and special obligation financings by state, local, and tribal governments.

Marc has extensive experience in structuring municipal and public/private ventures and in providing representation in administrative proceedings and litigation.

Professional Activities

  • Alaska Government Finance Officers Association
  • Alaska Municipal Attorneys Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • University of Washington Graduate Program in Taxation, Affiliate Instructor of Law
  • Washington Finance Officers Association, Education Committee 
  • Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • WSBA Indian Law Section, Former Trustee

Community Activities

  • Alaska Business Development Center, Volunteer Tax & Loan Program
  • Magnolia Presbyterian Church, Board of Directors, Secretary
  • SafeFutures Youth Center, Former Board of Directors, Secretary 
  • Seattle Public Schools 2018 Facilities Master Plan Task Force, Member
  • Southeast Youth & Family Services, Former Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Washington Appleseed, Former Board of Directors

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Past Appearances


  • Washington, 1994
  • Oregon, 2002
  • Alaska, 2003


  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Washington School of Law
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law (with high honors)
    • Washington Law Review, Associate Editor
  • A.B., Columbia University

Honors & Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America© Public Finance Law, 2010-present
    • “Lawyer of the Year,” Public Finance Law, 2022
  • Foster Pepper Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2008
  • Washington Appleseed 2007 Innovator Award for Pro Bono Service
  • 2021 Bond Buyer Deal of the Year, Health Care
  • 2007 Bond Buyer Deal of the Year, Far West Region Small Issuer
  • 2006 Bond Buyer Deal of the Year, Far West Region Small Issuer
  • Order of the Coif
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