Hugh D. Spitzer - Foster Pepper PLLC
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Hugh D. Spitzer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Hugh has more than 30 years of experience practicing municipal and public finance law. Since joining Foster Pepper in 1982, Hugh has served as bond counsel on numerous general obligation, revenue, special assessment and conduit financings for a broad range of government facilities. He is well known for structuring public-private and intergovernmental cooperative arrangements. Hugh regularly provides legal advice to other lawyers, elected officials and to government staff members and is closely involved in the development of law affecting local governments.

Hugh teaches Local Government Law, State Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility at the University of Washington Law School. He also drafts legislation and has an active state constitutional law practice.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Washington
  • Western District of Washington
Yale UniversityBA 1970University of WashingtonJ.D. 1974University of California BerkeleyLL.M 1982
National Association of Bond Lawyers

Office Location

1111 Third Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98101-3292
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Public Finance Law of the Seattle Metro Area
Hugh D. Spitzer has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Public Finance Law (Constitutional Limitations, Improvement Districts, Municipal, Project Finance, Public and Private Partnerships, Public Funds, Securities, Water Project Financing)