Jerry Lutz has extensive experience in a broad range of real estate, land use and condemnation matters. For more than 25 years, Jerry's work has included many types of real estate and project development work, including leasing and acquisition, entitlement, development and disposition (including foreclosure) for many types of real estate owners and users, such as owners of public infrastructure (e.g., schools, power plants and other energy infrastructure), residential subdivisions, multi-family housing, and industrial, office and retail developments. His experience covers a broad spectrum of real estate and land use issues, including site acquisition, due diligence, permitting, SEPA and NEPA compliance, GMA planning, shoreline management, federal and state historic preservation (including traditional cultural properties), brownfields use and redevelopment, Clean Water Act compliance (401 certification, 404 permitting and 303(d) listings) and Endangered Species Act listing and compliance processes, among others. Jerry's practice also includes prosecution, defense and resolution of disputes involving condemnation.
- Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
(AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)
- Listed in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, "Best Lawyers in Seattle"
- Firmwide Pro Bono Committee, Chair
- Architects without Borders, Seattle, Board Member
- Hon. I. Daniel Stewart, Utah Supreme Court, 1985 - 1986
- University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., 1985
Editor, Utah Law Review
- University of Utah, B.A., 1981
- Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, German Studies, 1980
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California