Costco Wholesale Corporation
Lead attorney for site due diligence, land use permitting, and permit defense on ten Costco consumer warehouses in Washington.
Kite Realty Group
Lead attorney for land use permitting on 170,000 square foot retail center in Maple Valley, Washington.
Lead attorney on negotiation of development agreement for 950,000 square foot mixed use project. Lead attorney on several residential subdivision projects in Snohomish, King, and Pierce counties.
Kohl’s Department Store
Lead attorney for land use permitting on two Kohl’s department stores, one of which involved purchase of transferable rights.
Lead attorney for due diligence, land use permitting, and real property negotiations (i.e. negotiations on parcel division, easements, impact fees, and dedications) for more than 20 new stores, major renovations and fuel facility additions.
Responsible attorney on permitting and easement issues for several Paul Allen and Vulcan properties, including obtaining land use permits and easements, and litigating floatplane access issues. Lead attorney responsible for obtaining wetland and shoreline permits for a water desalination plant and buried-bank protection system to protect commercial development from encroaching stream.
Port of Seattle
Co-lead attorney representing the Port of Seattle in class action litigation arising out of the opening of the Third Runway at SeaTac Airport.
King County Brightwater
Co-lead attorney for due diligence, siting, environmental review, and multiple permit defenses before hearing examiners, superior court and court of appeals for large sewage treatment plant in Snohomish County.
Responsible attorney for defense of Sound Transit’s shoreline permit to construct a barge facility on Portage Bay in a suit brought by a DCLU planner. Planned case strategy and won summary judgment on all issues before the Shoreline Hearings Board.
Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle
Lead attorney assisting the Archdiocese with free exercise of religion land use permitting issues in Seattle.
Responsible attorney in successful defense of hospital against alleged code violations in Seattle.
Cam West Development
Lead attorney in several subdivision projects in King and Snohomish counties.
Joshua Green Corporation
Lead attorney addressing Model Toxic Control Act issues at two Joshua Green properties.
Union Bay Investors
Co-lead attorney in litigation over shoreline permit issues arising from a landlord/tenant dispute. Also acted as responsible attorney to obtain land use permits for the new Union Bay headquarters building on Westlake Avenue in Seattle.
Member of litigation team working on floatplane access issues in San Juan County. Responsible attorney for assisting Kenmore Air with land use permitting issues in Seattle.