Ray provides strategic counsel on land use and environmental issues. In working with both private and public sector clients, Ray develops strategies based on project goals, negotiates with regulators and third-parties, and when necessary, defends clients’ interests in administrative proceedings, state tribunals, and court. Ray's broad range of project siting, permitting, and litigation experience has involved SEPA and NEPA, the Shoreline Management Act, the Growth Management Act, the Land Use Petition Act, historic preservation laws, and wide variety of local zoning codes and critical area regulations. Ray also regularly advises on municipal and general governance matters, including public procurement and contracting, the Public Records Act, and the Open Public Meetings Act. She presently serves as pro bono general counsel for a nonprofit development organization.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Ray Liaw