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John C. McCullough


Land Use Law & Real Estate Law


Jack focuses on land use and real estate development issues for projects throughout the state of Washington.

Seattle Times Profile: “Power Broker & Deal Maker,” Oct 8, 2015

Recognition & Community Involvement

  • 2010 Seattle Land Use Lawyer of the Year (Best Lawyers in America) 
  • Best Lawyers in America (1995-present)  
  • Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 
  • Seattle  Magazine:  Best Lawyers in Seattle 
  • Washington Law & Politics:  Superlawyer (Top 100 Washington lawyers) 
  • Washington Law & Politics:  Top 40 Environmental Lawyer
  • Downtown Seattle Association 
    • Chair (2012-14) 
    • General Counsel/Board of Trustees (1989-2020) 
  • Urban Land Institute (former Seattle Chapter Trustee) 
  • Pike Place Market Foundation (former Board member) 
  • Mountains to Sound Greenway (former Board member) 
  • Municipal League (former Board member) 
  • Seattle-King County Convention & Visitors' Bureau (former Board member) 
  • WSBA Environmental and Land Use Law Section 


  • Harvard College, A.B. 
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. 
    • Commencement Orator