Sally’s practice focuses primarily on real estate and land use issues for office, industrial, retail, and residential developers. Sally has represented clients in a broad range of matters, including the acquisition and leasing of property, condominium documentation, subdivision and development of lots, environmental review, and all aspects of the local, state and federal land use permit process. She has also devoted a significant amount of time to lobbying and drafting legislation.
Served as a lobbyist to the Washington State Legislature for Weyerhaeuser Company in connection with state legislation streamlining the local land use permit process.
Represented Nitze-Stagen in connection with the redevelopment of the former Sears retail distribution center into SODO Center.
Represented a local park and recreation district in connection with the acquistion of a large tract of land from the State of Washington, Department of Natural Resources.
Represented the developers of a continuing care retirement project in connection with the local land use process in the City of Redmond.
Represented a variety of Puget Sound area real estate developers in connection with commercial, multifamily and single family projects in various Puget Sound jurisdictions.
Professional and Civic Involvement
Washington State Bar Association (Environmental and Land Use Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections)
Served on the Departments of Ecology and Community Trade and Economic Development SEPA/1724 Advisory Committee on Land Use Regulatory Reform
Served on the City of Seattle Neighborhood Planning Advisory Committee
Former Chair Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce Land Use and Development Committee
Served on the Board of Trustees of the Municipal League of King County, the Housing Partnership, and Intiman Theatre
J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1978
Managing Editor, University of Washington Law Review, 1977-1978
M.B.A., University of Washington, School of Business Administration, 1978
B.A., University of Washington, magna cum laude, 1974.
Phi Beta Kappa
Washington State Courts
Golf, birding, sailing, family and local history.
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