PATRICK J. MULLANEY
Member

Patrick J. Mullaney

Patrick has more than 25 years of experience counseling public and private companies on matters relating to land use due diligence, permitting and permit defense, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), wetland and critical areas regulations, local land use regulations and comprehensive plans, Growth Management Act (GMA), Shoreline Management Act (SMA) and Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA). He has significant experience in all aspects of land development including management and coordination of consultant teams, negotiations with regulatory agencies, and land use litigation for public and private developers.

Activities

American Bar Association, State and Local Government Law Section

Washington State Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use and Litigation Sections

International Council of Shopping Centers

Seattle University Law School

  • Lecturer, Advanced Land Use courses
  • Law Mentor,  Land Use and Environmental studies

The Mountaineers, Board of Directors, 2014-Present

Publications

Court Enforces Avigation Easements and Dismisses Claims Based on Noise from 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

What's New with Development Agreements

Speaker, Foster Pepper 2014 Land Use/Real Estate Briefing: New Regulatory Developments and their Impact on the Future of Land Use and Real Estate, November 2014

Recent Legal Developments for Airport Managers

Speaker, Washington Airport Management Association 2014 Conference, May 2014

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

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

SEPA/NEPA Case Law and Administrative Decisions Relating to Programmatic Impact Statements

Speaker, 22nd Annual Conference on Growth Management Act and Land Use: New Developments and Interrelationships Among the GMA, Land Use and Environmental Regulations, November 2013

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

Speaker, Washington Airport Management Association Spring Conference, May 2013

Land Use, Planning & ZoningAirportsEnvironmental & Natural ResourcesEnvironmental LitigationInfrastructurePortsReal EstateRetail & Consumer ProductsSchool DistrictsSports Teams & Facilities

Contact

Tel: 206.447.2815Fax: 206.749.2058

Recognition

American Jurisprudence Awards in Corporations, Remedies and Torts

Education

J.D., Seattle University School of Law (summa cum laude), 1992

  • Dean’s List, 1989-1991
  • Washington Law Review, Associate Editor, 1991-1992
  • Muscek Scholarship for Academic Achievement, 1990
  • Boldt Scholarship for Academic Achievement, 1991
  • Faculty Scholar at Law School Graduation, 1992

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1984

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1992

U.S. District Court

  • Western District of Washington, 1992

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2001-Present
  • Of Counsel, 1997-2000

Danielson Harrigan & Tollefson (Seattle, WA), Associate, 1992-1997

Office of State Attorney General (Everett, WA), Summer Intern, 1990

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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