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Paul W. MoomawMember

Professional Experience

Paul concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, with an emphasis on issues related to real property. He has represented clients in both state and federal court in condemnation cases, land use disputes, LLC and partnership disputes, minority shareholder oppression litigation, bankruptcy matters, and other commercial and real property disputes.

Paul’s practice also extends to transactional work, where he assists clients in a variety of matters, including real estate sales and lease transactions, entity formation, and other commercial and real estate transactions.

Paul graduated from University of Washington School of Law with honors in 2002, where he was Managing Editor of the Washington Law Review.

Publications and Presentations

Author: “Fire Sale! The Admissibility of Evidence of Environmental Contamination To Determine Just Compensation in Washington. Eminent Domain Proceedings”, 75 Wash. L. Rev. 1221 (2001), cited with approval in Housing Authority of the City of New Brunswick v. Suydam Investors, LLC, 826 A.2d 673 (N.J. 2003)

Speaker and Author: “Issues in Condemnation: Condemnation of Contaminated Property”, The Seminar Group (December 2010)

Speaker and Author: “Eminent Domain Litigation”, Law Seminars International (September 2011)

Speaker and Author: “Disputes Among Owners of Closely-Held Businesses”, King County Bar Association (May 2011 and October 2012)

Professional and Community Involvement

Volunteer Attorney, Housing Justice Project, King County Bar Association

Professional Recognition

Washington Law & Politics “Super Lawyer” (2014); “Rising Star” (2009, 2011-12)


J.D., with honors, University of Washington School of Law

  • Managing Editor, Washington Law Review

B.A., magna cum laude, University of Washington

  • Phi Beta Kappa



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