Washington State Steering Committee Member; Chairman, Cairncross & Hempelmann
John is one of the founding partners and the Chairman of Cairncross & Hempelmann, a full service Seattle law firm. He regularly handles complicated Transit Oriented Development (TOD) projects, and has over 40 years of experience as a land use, natural resources and real estate development attorney. He has worked extensively to help form the legislation that governs Washington’s land use law. John assists clients with real estate development projects, including their land use, zoning and environmental matters, and with their natural resource permit processes.