Douglass Raff is a principal of Riddell Williams P.S., a Seattle law firm, and a long-time environmental advocate. He is chairman of the board of directors of Harbor Properties Inc. and chair of the Museum Development Authority of Seattle. He was chairman of the Seattle 2000 Commission, former chair of the TPL Washington Advisory Council, and has served as a trustee of the Seattle Parks Foundation, the Bullitt Foundation, the Corporate Council for the Arts, the Seattle Police Foundation, the Pacific Science Center, the Pilchuck Glass School, and the Washington Environmental Council. He received his B.A. and J.D. from Harvard University.