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Withey Morris selected among Best Law Firms

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Withey Morris PLC, a prominent Arizona land use law firm, in its 2020 edition of Best Law Firms. Firms receive recognition for “professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers,” according to U.S. News-Best Lawyers. Read more

Jason Morris, Fall Forum 2019 Moderator

This year’s Fall Forum issue is one of Commercial Executive Magazine’s most powerful issues to date. Read about the incredible Arizona icons on our cover and how they have fostered change to create a bigger, better, booming Arizona. Featuring: Larry Van Tuyl, Dr. Michael Crow, Karrin Taylor Robson, Erik Olsson, and moderator Jason Morris. Read more...

Long-dormant land now zoned for homes

After the site failed to attract commercial interest, the Gilbert Town Council approved a Scottsdale real estate group’s request to rezone part of 125 acres at the northeast corner of Warner and Recker roads for homes. Read more

The Pitfalls of Purchasing “Due Diligence in a Box”

There is a phrase everybody knows: Buyer Beware. Ironically, one of the fatal mistakes a developer can make is purchasing an online zoning summary report (ZR) from a national vendor and assume that covers the breadth and depth of a site’s zoning entitlements and issues. Read more

2 high-profile Scottsdale buildings to face the wrecking ball this fall

Two well-known Scottsdale buildings will face the wrecking ball this fall.

Papago Plaza is the city’s oldest shopping center. The pink Pueblo-inspired plaza near McDowell and Scottsdale roads is expected to soon come down. A demolition permit from the city is pending staff approval, according to the city. Read more

Four Withey Morris Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®2020

Best Lawyers in America® 2020 recognized four attorneys from Withey Morris PLC , a prominent Arizona land use law firm for more than 20 years. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. The awards recognize attorneys with the highest level of confidential peer feedback in specific practice areas and geographic region. Read more

Stockdale pursuit of Scottsdale Marquee development squeaks by City Council Stockdale pursuit of Scottsdale Marquee development squeaks by City Council

Class A — all the way.

Scottsdale City Council Tuesday, Aug. 27 approved — by a 4-3 margin — a zoning district map amendment, a document titled, “Marquee Development Plan” and a subsequent development agreement for property at 4419 N. Scottsdale Road. Read more

Four Withey Morris Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®2020

Best Lawyers in America® 2020 recognized four attorneys from Withey Morris PLC , a prominent Arizona land use law firm for more than 20 years. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. The awards recognize attorneys with the highest level of confidential peer feedback in specific practice areas and geographic region. Read more

Industry Professionals

Best Lawyers in America® 2020 recognized four attorneys from ​Withey Morris PLC​, a prominent Arizona land use law firm for more than 20 years. The lawyers are:

  • William F. Allison – Government Relations Practice and Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Adam Baugh – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Jason B. Morris – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Michael B. Withey – Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law
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Four Withey Morris Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America® 2020

Best Lawyers in America® 2020 recognized four attorneys from Withey Morris PLC , a prominent Arizona land use law firm for more than 20 years. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. The awards recognize attorneys with the highest level of confidential peer feedback in specific practice areas and geographic region. Read more

Scottsdale Approves Contentious 150-Foot-Tall Office Building in Old Town

It’s been called a monster. It’s been called the Titanic.

Others say its controversial design is worth the opportunity to give major companies a downtown office address. Read more

Four Withey Morris Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2020

Best Lawyers in America 2020 recognized four attorneys from Withey Morris PLC, a prominent Arizona land use law firm for more than 20 years. Read more

Four Withey Morris lawyers receive prestigious Best Lawyers honor for 2020
Lindy Gosnell: Behind The Success

Congratulations to our office manager, Lindy Gosnell, for recognition in Commercial Executive Magazine’s Behind The Success. She’s the glue that keeps us together, the captain of the ship and our cheerleader when we need a boost. Her commitment and leadership help our firm run smoothly so we can dedicate ourselves to our clients’ needs. Thank you for all you do, Lindy! Read more

$1B development could revive midtown Phoenix, Steele Indian School Park

Six high-rise towers may soon replace a long-vacant plot of land at the northeast corner of Indian School Road and Central Avenue in Phoenix — a project that supporters call a first of its kind in Arizona. Read more

Despite parking concerns, high office building gets OK

A proposed 150-foot downtown office building surpassed a major hurdle on July 10 when it received thumbs up from the Scottsdale Planning Commission. Read more

‘Game Changer’ Project Near Phoenix Steele Indian School Park

Big changes are coming to a key intersection in Phoenix. On Wednesday, the City Council approved a zoning change for the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Indian School Road.

A developer plans to build six towers on the privately owned land near Steele Indian School Park, which includes three historic Phoenix Indian School buildings. The project is in Councilwoman Laura Pastor’s district. Read more

Paradise Valley offers consensus on roadway improvements leading to, shaping resort development

Following years of deliberations, it appears Paradise Valley Town Council has closed upon a consensus of how Indian Bend Road and Lincoln Drive improvements will unfold in coming months. Read more
Developer seeks taller Galleria office building

Longstanding plans to build a new office building next to the Galleria Corporate Centre are set to go back before the City Council as the property owner seeks to add additional height to the proposed project. Read more

Arizona Christian to bring housing boom around Glendale’s Thunderbird campus

As it takes over the campus formerly of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona Christian University plans to transform the campus from a commuter school to an on-campus living environment. New housing developments are also planned for the 85 acres of vacant land neighboring the campus. Read more