Allyson Bazan

Allyson Bazan


Direct: 206.470.7692

Main: 206.623.1745



Phone: 206.470.7659

Professional Overview

Allyson Bazan is a former assistant attorney general with extensive experience in transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters related to contaminated property and the application of environmental laws such as the Washington Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). She specializes in representing clients in real estate transactions and developments involving contaminated property, environmental insurance claims, cost recovery litigation, and allocation of environmental liabilities. 

In addition to practicing environmental and natural resource law, Allyson advises on environmental policy development and problem solving for complex projects and regulatory reform.

  • Assisted a large state agency develop a novel Affordable Housing funding project that targeted private developers and contaminated properties
  • Advised on and negotiated a multiple party consent decree settlement at a Port-owned upland and sediment cleanup site
  • Provided critical insight into state funding mechanisms and cleanup policies to support public entity client with PFOA and PFAS remedial activities
  • Represented a large stage agency during its Washington State Supreme Court appeal involving a case of first impression on coastal zone management
  • Worked with tribal governments and federal and state agencies at a National Priority List federal cleanup site with emergency removal action to allow for shoreline development by the local government
  • Legislative and policy support for multiple state agencies, including environmental justice and MTCA reform
  • Sound Legal Aid (Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services) Board of Directors
  • Washington Women Lawyer Statewide Board of Directors, Director of Government Relations and Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Olympia Independent School District’s Citizen’s Science Initiative Program Board
  • Lubbock County United Way Board of Directors
  • Excellence Award, Attorney General Bob Ferguson
  • Legislative Fellow to Attorney General Ferguson, 2014
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Washington, 2011-2023
  • Washington State Senate Committee Services, Legal Clerk, 2011
  • Judge William Sowder, Texas District Ct. 97, Law Clerk, 2010-2011
  • U.S. Representative Jay Inslee, Congressional Aide 1999-2002

J.D., Texas Tech’s School of Law, 2011

  • Energy and Environmental Law Certificate
  • Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, Executive Board
  • ABA International Negotiation Competition Champion
  • Board of Barristers

B.A., University of Washington