Brett T. MacIntyre


Brett MacIntyre’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals, businesses, and municipalities in civil litigation matters. Brett joined the firm after two and a half years at the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. As an Assistant Attorney General, Brett represented the State of Washington in trial and appellate proceedings involving abused and neglected children. In law school, he worked as an Associate Editor for the Seattle University Law Review and a teaching assistant for first-year contracts students. He previously externed for the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. When not at work, Brett enjoys hiking, traveling, and refereeing high school and college basketball.

Professional and Community Activities


  • Washington State Bar Association


  • High School Basketball Referee, 2009-present
  • Referee Association Board Member, 2013-present
  • Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington (SYLAW), Volunteer, 2010-2011

Publications and Speaking Engagements


  • Author, “A Beginner’s Guide to Untangling Insurance Acronyms,” KCBA Bar Bulletin, February 2019

  • Author, “When the Classroom Is Not in the Schoolhouse: Applying Tinker to Student Speech at Online Schools,” Comment, 36 Seattle University Law Review 1503, 2013



  • CALI Awards for Highest Grade in Class: Contracts, Torts, Administrative Law, Criminal Procedure Investigative, Advanced Evidence, Legal Writing I, and Legal Writing II, Seattle University School of Law

  • Year-End Achievement Scholarship Recipient, Seattle University School of Law, 2011-2012

  • Dean’s List, Seattle University School of Law, 2010-2013

  • Fredric C. Tausend Moot Court Competition, participant, Seattle University School of Law, 2012.