Ports2024-04-04T09:53:36-07:00

Ports

CSD Attorneys at Law’s Ports practice group assists port districts of all sizes to achieve successful outcomes for their communities by using our extensive experience in the unique laws governing ports.  Our attorneys have over one hundred years of combined experience representing Washington port districts, serve as general counsel to the Washington Public Ports Association, and are frequent speakers at port law seminars and legal committee meetings.

Contact our Port attorneys for assistance with a wide variety of matters, including:

  • Governance by elected officials, their statutory authority, and the interface with appointed staff
  • Compliance with FAA regulations for commercial service airports
  • Public Records Act and Open Public Meetings Act compliance
  • Acquisition, sale, and leasing of property
  • Land use and comprehensive plan issues
  • Election law compliance
  • Labor and employment
  • Public works and purchasing
  • Environmental law, including navigating the regulatory process and applying Remedial Action Grants administered by the Department of Ecology
  • Litigation, including tort defense, eminent domain, insurance coverage, and environmental remedial cost recovery actions
  • Interlocal agreements

Port Attorneys

Related Articles

Social Media Blocking

US Supreme Court Establishes New Test for When Municipal Officials Can be Sued for First Amendment Violations for Blocking of Persons from Social Media Accounts.

February 2024 Knowing the Waters

In communities across the State, port districts are working on significant projects that benefit their communities such as expanding broadband service, marina improvements, development of marginal lands into business parks, to name a few.

January 2024 Knowing the Waters

In communities across the State, port districts are working on significant projects that benefit their communities such as expanding broadband service, marina improvements, development of marginal lands into business parks, to name a few.

Go to Top