Adrian Urquhart WInder
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Adrian Urquhart Winder

Adrian represents public and private clients in complex litigation and class actions at both the trial and appellate court levels, as well as matters involving municipal governance, the Public Records Act and the Open Public Meetings Act. She also advises clients regarding condemnation, public housing and real estate and land use matters.   

Activities

Washington State Bar Association Civil Procedure Deskbook, Contributing Author and Editor, 2014 edition

Washington Public Ports Association

Association of Washington Housing Authorities

Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Housing Justice Project, Volunteer Attorney, 2009-2011

Publications

Local Open Government Blog

Adrian is a contributor to Foster Pepper's Local Open Government Blog

Washington State Bar Association Civil Procedure Deskbook

Author, Chapters 20 and 21, 2014 edition

Court of Appeals Reaffirms Public Utility District Authority to Condemn State School Trust Lands

Co-Author, Foster Pepper News, May 2013

Court Enforces Avigation Easements, Dismisses Claims Based on Flights on Third Runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Co-Author, Foster Pepper News, March 2013

Court Denies Certification of Alleged Takings Class Action Based on Noise from Third Runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Co-Author, Foster Pepper News, June 2012

Presentations

When Is It Too Personal?: Public Records Act Update on Personnel Records

Speaker, 35th Annual Civil Service Conference, September 2016

Open Government Update: Per Page Penalties, 'Commercial Purpose' Requests, and Other Developments

Speaker, Washington Public Ports Association Spring Meeting, May 2016

Aviation Legal Trends: Proposed FAA Rules on Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

Speaker, Washington Public Ports Association Fall Aviation Committee Meeting, November 2015

Open Public Meetings Act Training

Speaker, Verdant Health Board of Commissioners Annual Retreat, June 2015

Lobbying Rules for Housing Authorities

Speaker, Association of Washington Housing Authorities Spring Meeting, April 2015 

Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Child Abuse

Speaker, Association of Washington Housing Authorities Winter Meeting, February 2015

Recent Legal Developments for Airports

Speaker, Washington Public Ports Association Fall Aviation Committee Meeting, December 2014

Public Records Act And Open Public Meetings Act Update

Speaker, Washington Public Ports Association Fall Legal Committee Meeting, December 2014

Next Up in McCleary and What It Means for Districts

Co-presenter, Washington State School Directors' Association Annual Conference, November 2014

Public Records Act Training

Co-Presenter, Association of Washington Housing Authorities webinar, November 2014

Getting Personal About Personnel Records: Public Records Act Update

Speaker, 33rd Annual Civil Service Conference, September 2014

Open Public Meetings Act Training

Co-presenter, Association of Washington Housing Authorities webinar, August 2014

Recent Legal Developments for Airport Managers

Speaker, Washington Airport Management Association 2014 Conference, May 2014

Public Records Act: Tenant and Employee Privacy

Speaker, Association of Washington Housing Authorities Spring Meeting, April 2014

Like a Good Neighbor - Planning For and Defending Airport Noise Claims

Speaker, Washington Public Ports Association Fall Aviation Committee Meeting, November 2013

Public Records Act: Key Lessons Learned (And Some Reminders)

Speaker, Washington Public Ports Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar: Environmental Compliance and Increased Public Scrutiny, November 2013

Like a Good Neighbor - Planning For and Defending Airport Noise Claims

Speaker, Washington Airport Management Association Spring Conference, May 2013

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Litigation & Dispute ResolutionAirportsClass Action LitigationConstitutional Law & Statutory RightsLand Use, Planning & ZoningMunicipal GovernmentPorts (Chair)Real EstateSenior & Affordable HousingTransportation

Contact

Tel: 206.447.8972Fax: 206.749.1918

Recognition

Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2014-2016

Education

J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 2006

  • Order of the Coif
  • Managing Editor, Oregon Law Review
  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research & Writing Program
  • Business Officer, Moot Court Board
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition

B.A., University of Washington, 2003

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Bar Admissions

Washington, 2006

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2016-Present
  • Associate, 2008-2015

U.S. District Court (Beaumont, TX), Law Clerk to the Hon. Marcia A. Crone, 2006-2008

U.S. District Court (Eugene, OR) Extern to the Hon. Ann L. Aiken, January 2006-May 2006

Stevens, Baldo, Freeman & Lighty, L.L.P. (Beaumont, TX), Summer Associate, 2004-2005

Quoted

Judge Dismisses 237 of 291 Plaintiffs Suing Port Over Noise from New Runway

Airport Noise Report, Volume 25, Number 15, May 2013

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