City Attorney

Daniel J. Gibbons

Daniel J. Gibbons obtained his B.A. from Washington State University and his law degree from University of Oregon School of Law. He is a Partner at Hawley Troxell and licensed in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Hawley Troxell has been the contract City Attorney for the City of Airway Heights since 2000 and was involved in the transition from the Mayor-Council to Council-Manager form of government. Mr. Gibbons is the principal contact for Airway Heights. As necessary, Hawley Troxell involves other firm attorneys to support the legal services delivered to the City.

According to Airway Heights Municipal Code, Chapter 2.11 the City shall provide to an official, officer or employee, and notwithstanding the fact that such official, officer or employee may have concluded service or employment with the City, such legal representation as may be reasonably necessary to defend a claim or lawsuit filed against such official, officer or employee resulting from any conduct, act or omission of such official or employee performed or omitted on behalf of the City in their capacity as a City official or employee, unless such act or omission is specifically excluded under AHMC 2.11.020.

The legal services shall be provided by the Office of the City Attorney unless:

  1. Any provision of an applicable policy of insurance provides otherwise; or
  2. A conflict of interest or ethical bar exists with respect to said representation.

The City Attorney may be contacted by email at: or by phone (509) 624 -5265.

The Hawley Troxell mailing address is:

Daniel Gibbons.