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Management

The firm is governed and managed by two committees with different levels of management focus:

The Management Committee consists of the Managing Partner, three additional firm partners and the Chief Operating Officer. This committee oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm.

The Executive Committee consists of 16 partner members (including Management Committee) and the Chief Operating Officer. This committee broadly represents the firm's practice groups, offices and partnership; is the overall governing body of the firm; and has the final authority on important issues.

Management Committee:

Image of John DevaneyJohn Devaney
Management Committee Chair
(Washington, D.C.)
Image of Steven HedbergSteven Hedberg 
(Seattle)
Image of Molly MoynihanMary C. Moynihan
(Washington, D.C.)
Image of Joel NomkinJoel W. Nomkin 
(Phoenix)
Image of Alan SmithAlan Smith 
(Seattle)
 


Executive Committee:

Management Committee plus:

Image of Cecily BarclayCecily T. Barclay 
(San Francisco)
Image of Marc EliasMarc E. Elias
(Washington, D.C.)

Image of Michael GlaserMichael Glaser
(Palo Alto)

Photo of Jon JamesJonathan James
(Phoenix)

Steve Koh
(Seattle)

Image of Julia Markley Julia E. Markley
(Portland)
Image of David McSheaDavid F. McShea
(Seattle)
Image of Katie O'Sullivan Kathleen O'Sullivan
(Seattle)

Pravin Rao
(Chicago)

Image of John SchnurerJohn Schnurer
(San Diego)
Image of Grace Han StantonGrace Han Stanton
(Seattle)
Image of Michelle UmbergerMichelle M. Umberger
(Madison)


Staff Leadership:

Additionally, the firm's staff leadership team oversees the operations of professional staff departments throughout the firm.

Image of Karen AndersenKaren Andersen
Chief Lateral Recruitment Officer

Image of Toby BrownToby Brown
Chief Practice Management Officer
Image of Theresa CropperTheresa Cropper
Chief Diversity Officer

Image of Gavin CullenGavin Cullen
Chief Administrative Officer

Image of Darrin EmerickDarrin Emerick
Chief Personnel Officer
Image of Kip GuthrieKip Guthrie
Chief Marketing Officer
Image of Steven HedbergSteven Hedberg
Chief Operating Officer
Image of Rick HowellRick Howell
Chief Information Officer
Image of Gail McMonagleGail McMonagle
Professional Standards Counsel

Image of Leah MedwayLeah Medway
Pro Bono Counsel

Image of Trevor VarnesTrevor Varnes
Chief Financial Officer