Seattle-Tuesday, May 16, 2023: Today, City Attorney Davison with Councilmembers Nelson and Pedersen submitted updated legislation to prohibit drug possession and drug use in public places. The bill follows the Washington State Legislature’s passage [...]
Seattle-On Thursday, April 27, City Attorney Ann Davison proposed legislation with City Councilmembers Sara Nelson and Alex Pedersen to prohibit the use of drugs in public places including parks, sidewalks, bus stops, and public transit. This [...]
Seattle (April 20, 2023) – This week, Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison signed an agreement joining a nationwide settlement with five companies that produced or sold opioids: Walgreens, Teva, Allergan, CVS, and Walmart. The settlement [...]
Seattle – Mayor Bruce Harrell and City Attorney Ann Davison announced the joint filing of a new compliance agreement between the City of Seattle and the United States Department of Justice, as the Seattle Police Department prepares to transition [...]
Seattle (March 15, 2023) – Marking one year of the High Utilizer Initiative, Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison released a report today examining its first year of operation. The one-year review reveals that the High Utilizer Initiative reduced [...]

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The City Attorney heads the Law Department and is responsible for supervising all City litigation. In addition, the City Attorney supervises a staff of Assistant City Attorneys who provide legal advice and assistance to the City's management and prosecute violations of City ordinances.