Kyler Danielson


Kyler has a knack for identifying issues, getting to the heart of a problem and finding the most efficient solution.

Kyler Danielson helps clients grow their businesses in Washington State by obtaining project approvals, maintaining compliance with environmental law and resolving land use disputes. She has experience working with developers, ports, individuals, non-profit organizations and governmental entities on matters relating to the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), local permitting, and compliance with federal environmental regulations. Clients describe her as assertive, detail-oriented and enthusiastic.

As a lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Kyler is passionate about Washington State, including its community, advancement and growth. She strives to understand each client's vision, maintain a shared strategy, and obtain a positive resolution. Before joining Schwabe, Kyler served as an intern with the City of Bellevue and the Land Use Section of the King County Prosecutor’s Office.



  • Representing the Port of Vancouver in matters relating to its tenant’s proposed crude oil facility.
  • Advised a local municipality on affordable housing solutions.
  • Appealed a land use decision to the Shorelines Hearings Board on behalf of a local developer and residents opposed to a project.
  • Advised on the adequacy of environmental impact statements drafted under SEPA.
  • Defended and advised individual clients in land use orders, permitting disputes and civil litigation.
  • Defended and settled patent infringement litigation matters regarding the invention and alleged infringement of building materials and household products.

Memberships & Awards


Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, Editor-in-Chief of Defense News and Chair of Publications Committee

CREW Seattle & Sound, Co-Chair of Membership Committee

Washington State Bar Association Land Use and Environmental Law Section, Member

King County Bar Association, Member

Washington Women Lawyers, Member

Resources & Ideas

Community Activities

Community Activities

  • Seattle Architecture Foundation, Trained Tour Guide
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, University of Oregon, Sustainable Land Use Fellow (2013-2014)
  • Oregon Law Review, Editor (2012-2014)
  • University of Oregon, Civil Procedure Tutor (2012-2013)




Washington State Courts

United States District Court, Western District of Washington 

Outside The Office