Art Lachman practices in Seattle, Washington, focusing on legal ethics, professional liability, and law firm risk management issues. A 1989 graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, he clerked for Judge Eugene Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, has practiced as a commercial litigation attorney, and has taught civil litigation and ethics subjects at both Puget Sound area law schools. Art has served as President of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and chair of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s National Conference Planning Committee. He is currently Co-Chair of APRL’s Future of Lawyering Committee, a comprehensive effort to propose reforms designed to bring lawyer ethics rules governing the regulation of the legal profession into the 21st Century. Art is co-author of The Law of Lawyering in Washington, published by the Washington State Bar Association, and served as chair of the WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee from 2008 to 2010. He holds bachelor’s and graduate degrees in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.