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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, Washington Law Review, Moot Court Honor Board
    • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Washington, Phi Beta Kappa, Rhodes Scholar Nominee
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Steve Kenyon was a successful Seattle attorney for 25 years in both public and private practice. His legal practice focused on land use, natural resources and real estate development, and also included client counseling and trial and appellate work for Native American tribes, school districts, government entities, and citizens groups, among others.

For the last 20 years Steve has devoted himself to law firm leadership and management where his principal areas of focus have been strategic and business planning, innovation and process improvement, mergers and acquisitions and client relations. Steve was the Managing Partner of a 400 attorney US firm for 10 years and the CEO of two west coast law firms.

Steve brings to Polsinelli an intense client service focus and a practical business perspective in a rapidly evolving and client driven legal environment. As Office Managing Partner, Steve’s primary objective is to help the firm expand the Seattle talent pool with professionals who share the firm’s collaborative culture and its commitment to client service and to community involvement and support.

Selected Activities

  • Otis Kenyon Wine, Walla Walla, WA, Founder and Owner
  • Habitat for Humanity, San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Volunteer
  • Vashon YMCA, Founding Member
  • King County Landmarks Commission, Chair
  • Pro Bono legal volunteer for Katrina victims, Gulfport MS
  • U.S. Peace Corps, Kunduz, Afghanistan, Volunteer