Judy Runstad

Of Counsel at Foster Pepper PLLC

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Greater Seattle Area
Industry
Law Practice

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Judy Runstad's Summary

Judy Runstad practices as of counsel (former co-managing partner) with Foster Pepper, and has practiced in the areas of real estate development and land use and environmental law for 35 years. She has substantial experience representing clients in the areas of growth management, zoning, shoreline management, and regulatory matters. She co-chairs the firm’s Women Attorneys’ group, a group that meets monthly in an open forum to discuss current topics, trends and issues that impact women attorneys today.

Ms. Runstad currently serves on the board of directors of Wells Fargo & Company and Potlatch Corporation. She is a former Chairman of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank and Director of SAFECO Corporation.

Her civic involvement includes serving on numerous boards of directors, including the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Seattle Association, The Seattle Foundation and the Washington Women’s Foundation and the Emeritus Board of the Alliance for Education. She is the Past Chair of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, the Alliance for Education, and the Downtown Seattle Association and Chairman of the King County United Way Campaign.

Previously serving on the Governor's High Speed Ground Transportation Commission and on the Governor's Washington State Growth Strategies Commission, Ms. Runstad has served on five gubernatorial commissions. She is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and since the mid 1980s has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in American Women.

Most recently, she is the 2010 recipient of the UW School of Law Women’s Caucus Distinguished Alumnae Award.

Specialties

Land Use and Environmental Law
Real Estate Development Law

Judy Runstad's Experience

Of Counsel

Foster Pepper PLLC

Partnership; 201-500 employees; Legal Services industry

1997Present (17 years)

Judy Runstad practices as of counsel (former co-managing partner) with Foster Pepper, and has practiced in the areas of real estate development and land use and environmental law for 35 years. She has substantial experience representing clients in the areas of growth management, zoning, shoreline management, and regulatory matters.

Partnership; 201-500 employees; Legal Services industry

19781997 (19 years)

Judy Runstad's Education

University of Idaho

BS; MS, Political Science and Government

University of Washington

Doctor of Law (JD)

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2010 UW Law School, Law Women's Caucus Distinguished Alumna Award

2009 Gates Volunteer Service Award

The Best Lawyers in America® - Real Estate Law, 2003-Present

Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, 2001- Present

Super Lawyers® List, Washington Law & Politics, 2000-Present

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