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D. Wayne Gittinger, 1933-2014


Biographical Information

Born January 22, 1933; died March 6, 2014

J.D., 1957, University of Washington

B.A., 1955, University of Washington

Partner, Lane Powell PC 1959 - 2014

Lieutenant, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve 1958-67

Admitted to the Washington State Bar in 1958

Teaching Associate, Northwestern University Law School 1957-58

Member, Washington Law Review 1956-57


Obituaries & Tributes

D. Wayne Gittinger, Seattle Times, March 9, 2014

In Memoriam: D. Wayne Gittinger, Lane Powell, March 13, 2014

D. Wayne Gittinger, 1933-2014, Columns, the University of Washington Alumni Magazine, June 2014



  • University of Washington Alumni Society
  • University of Washington School of Law Dean’s Advisory Committee
  • University of Washington Tyee Club Board of Advisors
  • University of Washington Tyee Club Executive Committee
  • Campaign Leadership Council for Swedish Medical Center Foundation
  • Nordstrom, Inc., board member 1971-2014
  • Pabst Brewing, board member 1984-85
  • Seattle Golf Club
  • Seattle Humane Society Business Council
  • Seattle Police Foundation
  • Seattle Sports Commission
  • Seattle Yacht Club
  • The First Tee of Greater Seattle
  • Vintage Club
  • Washington State Bar Association Anti-Trust Committee, chairman 1971-72
  • 101 Club



University of Washington Gates Volunteer Service Award, 2005

University of Washington Athletics Department Frank Orrico Award (presented for uncommon dedication and commitment to Husky Athletics), 1995



Julian C. Dewell & D. Wayne Gittinger, Antitrust: The Washington Antitrust Laws, 36 Wash. L. Rev. & St. B.J. 239 (1961).

David Wayne Gittinger, Artificial Insemination: Its Place in Washington Law, 32 Wash. L. Rev. & St. B.J. 280 (1957)



D. Wayne & Anne Gittinger Endowed Scholarship (established 2006)

D. Wayne & Anne Gittinger Professor of Law (established 1990)


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