Meet Michael C. Ormsby
By Stephanie Woodrow | March 12, 2010 4:14 pm

Michael C. Ormsby (K&L Gates, LLP)

Michael C. Ormsby (Gonzaga University, Gonzaga University School of Law) was  nominated March 2 to be U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington. He would replace Bush holdover James A. McDevitt, who became the U.S. Attorney on Nov. 30, 2001.

Ormsby’s vitals:

  • Born in Spokane, Wash., in 1957.
  • Attended but did not earn a degree from Eastern Washington University.
  • Is a member and president of Sports Enterprises LLC, which is the ownership group for the minor league Yakima Bears baseball team of the Northwest League.
  • Has been a member of Short Season LLC, a management group for the Yakima Bears since 2000.
  • Was a member of Yakima Equipment LLC, which owned the scoreboard at Yakima County Stadium from 2007  to 2009.
  • Has been a partner at K&L Gates, LLP in Spokane, Wash., since July 1988.
  • Was a partner and associate attorney at Lukins & Annis P.S. in Spokane  from 1981 to 1988. Was a librarian and law clerk at the firm from 1979 to 1981.
  • Was a concessions worker at the Spokane Indians Baseball Club in Spokane during the summer of 1979.
  • Has appeared in court and brought to resolution approximately 20 cases serving as associate counsel in approximately 10 of those cases, sole counsel in two and chief or co-counsel in the remainder.

Click here for his full Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire.

UPDATE: On his Senate Judiciary financial disclosure Ormsby reported assets of $3.41 million, mostly from securities and two residences, and no liabilities.

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