Professional Biography

Marc Boman Of Counsel

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8509

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    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA




Marc Boman, of counsel in the firm's Litigation practice, has more than 30 years of experience handling business disputes, internal investigations, export and other regulatory compliance, government contract and white collar matters. He has appeared before state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as administrative agencies.

His clients have included agencies of the United States, as well as corporations, organizations and individuals adverse to state and federal agencies, in both civil and criminal matters. Marc has been recognized as a "Best Lawyer in America:Commercial Litigation," “Washington Super Lawyer” and as a Bar and community leader.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 - 2018: Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Washington State Bar Association, Award of Merit, "The WSBA's highest honor . . . most often given for long-term service to the Bar or the public," 2006
  • President's Award of King County Bar Association for "Leadership in Development of King County Bar Foundation," 1999
  • Mayoral Proclamation declaring "Marc Boman Day" in honor of "many contributions to the citizens of Seattle," June 23, 1998
  • Listed in Who's Who in American Law; Who's Who in America; Who's Who in the West
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)
  • President's Award, Washington Defender Association, "in recognition of his extraordinary commitment to improving public defense services in Washington," 2009

Professional Leadership

  • King County Public Defense Advisory Board, Chair, 2014 - present
  • WSBA Committee/Council on Public Defense, Member, 2004 - present
  • WSBA Council on Public Defense, Chair, 2010 - 2012
  • WSBA Blue Ribbon Panel on Criminal Defense, Co-Chair, 2003 - 2004
  • King County Bar Foundation, President, 1998 - 1999, Executive Board, 1998 - 2000
  • Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission, Commissioner, 1995 - 1998
  • King County Bar Association, Board of Trustees, 1986 - 1989; Young Lawyer’s Section, Chair, 1984 - 1985

Community Involvement

  • Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center, Board of Directors, 2014
  • Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation, President, 1994 - 1996, Board of Trustees, 1987 - 1998
  • Perkins Coie Community Service Foundation, Board of Directors, Co-Chair, 1993 ‑ 1996
  • United Way of King County and Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Tomorrow, 1987 - 1988

Related Employment

  • U.S. General Accounting Office, Office of General Counsel – Government Procurement Group, Attorney-Advisor, 1974 - 1978
  • Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, King County, Washington; Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 1978 - 1981
  • Ethics Investigation of King County Executive, Special Independent Prosecutor, 1994
  • Counsel to Metropolitan King County Regarding Funding Issues Relating to Defense of State v. Ridgway Capital Case, Special Independent Prosecutor, 2002




Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington


  • Case Western Reserve University, B.A., 1971
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1974