Robert D. Zeinemann


Experience & Practice Area

After more than 10 years litigating with a Mercer Island firm where his practice focused on civil litigation defending cities, counties, special districts, and nonprofits in state and federal courts, Bob joined Kenyon Disend in 2021. Bob’s experience includes counsel and litigation involving contract disputes, land use, nuisance abatement, sewer and stormwater utilities, water rights and the Clean Water Act, open public meetings, public construction bid disputes, and constitutional law. Bob’s legal career launched in Wisconsin, where he clerked for and was an associate at a private firm in Madison practicing civil law. Before entering law school, Bob worked more than six years as a land use planner for the State of Wisconsin, where he served in several roles advising local and state officials on urban growth issues. Bob now serves as City Attorney for the Cities of Fircrest and Washougal.


Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2006
University of Wisconsin–Madison, M.P.A., 1996
University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, B.S., cum laude, 1994

Admitted to Practice

Wisconsin, 2006
Washington, 2008
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2011
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2011
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2013

Professional Activities

Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys
Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
Wisconsin State Bar Association


Serving Washington Cities and Public Agencies Since 1993
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