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Cameron C. Zangenehzadeh


Cam Zangenehzadeh focuses his practice on insurance-related matters and all phases of litigation, including appeals. Cam also provides regulatory compliance counseling on various federal and state environmental statutes.

Before joining the firm, Cam served as a judicial law clerk in several courts—from the U.S. District Court to the Washington State Supreme Court and the Washington State Court of Appeals. While clerking he drafted over 50 opinions, as well as myriad orders, covering a wide range of substantive legal issues.

During law school, Cam gained practical experience clerking at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance and Office of Regional Counsel, Region 10. He also externed full-time at Earthjustice, a leading nonprofit public-interest environmental law organization. Cam is an avid writer and helmed his law school’s environmental law journal, serving as editor-in-chief.

Before entering law school, Cam earned his master’s in environmental policy and management while working full-time at a Fortune 100 insurance company.


Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2017, cum laude; Editor-in-Chief, Seattle Journal of Environmental Law; Dean’s List

University of Denver, M.A.Sc., Environmental Policy and Management: concentration in Natural Resources Management, certificate in Environmental Policy, 2013

Illinois Institute of Technology, B.S., Political Science; minor, Biology, 2009; Dean’s List






Insights & Presentations

  • “Privilege Issues in Coverage Matters,” Northwest Insurance Law, The Seminar Group, October 26, 2022
  • “‘Help!’ said Toad: The Supreme Court Appears Divided on the Endangered Dusky Gopher Frog,” ABA SEER Endangered Species Committee Newsletter, October 26, 2018
  • “‘Blah,’ said Toad: A Divided Fifth Circuit Refuses to Rehear Critical Habitat Decision with Reflections on States’ Challenge to the Services Revised Critical Habitat Regulations,” ABA SEER ESA Student Writing Competition, 2017


  • Stoel Rives LLP Andrew Guy Pro Bono Award, Recipient, 2023
  • First Place, ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Endangered Species Act Student Writing Competition, 2017
  • CALI Award (highest grade): Legal Writing II; Civil Externship Seminar; and Law, Language and Literature
  • Seattle University School of Law Pro Bono Pledge Outstanding Service Awardee (2017), Mark Reutlinger Scholarship for Excellence in Legal Writing (2017), Public Interest Law Foundation Grantee (2016), Law Trustee Scholar (2014–2017), Matthew Henson Environmental Law Fellow (2015)



  • Seattle University Law Alumni Board, Board Member, 2021–present
  • Washington State Bar Association Administrative Law Section, former Young Lawyer Liaison
  • Washington State Bar Association Legislative Review Committee, former Committee Member
  • Seattle University School of Law Environmental Law Society, former Member


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