Michael C. Ormsby serves as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, having been confirmed by the United States Senate on September 30, 2010 and began service on October 15, 2010. "I love the job, the people, and law enforcement partners we work with," he said.
Prior to his appointment as United States Attorney, Ormsby was a partner at K&L Gates, LLP since 1988. He advised public entities and governmental institutions on municipal finance and other legal matters. He has also served on the Spokane Public School Board and the Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees. He started his legal career as an associate attorney at Lukins & Anis P.S., where he worked from 1981 to 1988. Ormsby graduated from Gonzaga University in 1979 and the Gonzaga University School of Law in 1981.
Outside of the office, Mike is involved in family activities and is a baseball enthusiast, being a part owner of a minor league baseball team.
Ormsby is married to Jeannette Ormsby, an elementary school teacher, and father of four children. As a lifelong resident of Eastern Washington, who received his B.A. and J.D. from Gonzaga University, he is very excited about the opportunity to serve the people of Eastern Washington.