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Robynne Thaxton


Robynne Thaxton is an attorney and consultant with both Thaxton Parkinson PLLC and Progressive Design-Build Consulting, LLC. Robynne assists primarily public owners in developing the procurement documents (RFQ, RFP, and Contract) for progressive design-build projects. She has worked on over 27 PDB projects with a dollar volume of over $5 billion. She is a former member of the Design Build Institute of America National Board and Northwest Regional DBIA Board and current chair of the DBIA National Education Committee. She also serves on the Washington State Capitol Projects Advisory Review Board. Representative clients include the State of Washington; WSDOT; Bonneville Power Administration; the cities of Seattle, Portland, and Tacoma; Western Washington University; the University of California system; University of California San Diego; University of California San Francisco; and CalTech. Robynne is also a frequent instructor for the DBIA National Contracts and Risk Management class as well as the Progressive Design-Build class. Robynne was recently awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award from DBIA and has been named to the Washington Super Lawyer list since 2010. More information regarding Robynne and her work can be found at