Macee B. Utecht

Associate

Seattle

(206) 373-7291

(206) 455-8247

Recent Publication:

NEPA, SEPA, AND THE EVERGREEN-HOUSE GAS STATE: HOW WASHINGTON’S STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT AND THE ABSENCE OF GREENHOUSE GAS CALCULATION GUIDANCE NEGATIVELY IMPACTS FUTURE PROJECT PROPOSALS

Macee Utecht published an article in the Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy exploring the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), Washington’s state-equivalent to NEPA.

Macee is focuses her practice on litigation, including class actions. Since joining the firm as a first-year associate in 2019, Macee has assisted with a wide variety of matters, including high-profile securities, construction, and aviation litigation. She has significant experience drafting various types of motions and supporting briefs, handling discovery, and conducting legal research.

In addition, Macee maintains an active pro bono practice. She has partnered with several organizations in connection with her pro bono engagements, including the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs and the King County Bar Association Debtor Clinic.

While in law school, Macee was a summer associate at the firm in 2017 and 2018. She was also a legal extern in the labor and employment division of Seattle City Attorney's Office.

Macee earned her bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Gonzaga University and she earned her law degree from University of Washington School of Law. Macee is an intermediate writer, speaker, and reader in German.

 

Publications

NEPA, SEPA, AND THE EVERGREEN-HOUSE GAS STATE: HOW WASHINGTON’S STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT AND THE ABSENCE OF GREENHOUSE GAS CALCULATION GUIDANCE NEGATIVELY IMPACTS FUTURE PROJECT PROPOSALS

June 08, 2020

Macee Utecht published an article in the Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy exploring the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), Washington’s state-equivalent to NEPA.

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • Gonzaga University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2016
  • Washington
  • Western District of Washington