Seattle joined by more than a dozen others – including International Municipal Lawyers Association, National League of Cities, National League of Counties – filed amicus.  Seattle (Sept. 25, 2023) – Seattle City Attorney Ann [...]
Seattle July 5, 2023 – Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison has filed a notice of appeal of a recent U.S. District Court preliminary injunction that enjoins the City of Seattle from enforcing its municipal ordinance prohibiting graffiti. The [...]
Seattle-Tuesday, May 30, 2023: Today, City Attorney Ann Davison announced she will scale up the City Attorney’s Office’s use of pre-filing diversion services. This announcement follows a decision last week to end the office’s participation in [...]
Seattle-Tuesday, May 16, 2023: Today, City Attorney Davison with Councilmembers Nelson and Pedersen submitted updated legislation to prohibit drug possession and drug use in public places. The bill follows the Washington State Legislature’s passage [...]
Seattle-On Thursday, April 27, City Attorney Ann Davison proposed legislation with City Councilmembers Sara Nelson and Alex Pedersen to prohibit the use of drugs in public places including parks, sidewalks, bus stops, and public transit. This [...]

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Ann Davison, City Attorney
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The City Attorney heads the Law Department and is responsible for supervising all City litigation. In addition, the City Attorney supervises a staff of Assistant City Attorneys who provide legal advice and assistance to the City's management and prosecute violations of City ordinances.