Mark D. Whitlow

Mark D. Whitlow

Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2009

Portland, Oregon

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

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Mark Whitlow is a land use attorney whose practice focuses on major port,
industrial and energy facility projects. Mark's recent energy facility
development work includes land use permitting for liquefied natural gas (LNG)
and coal terminals on the Oregon coast.

He also has significant
experience in transportation law and highway access permitting, as well as
liquor licensing. Mark is also a frequent spokesperson for the shopping center
industry, and has represented real estate industry viewpoints in the following
legislative enactments:

Land Conservation & Development Commission (LCDC) (amendment to
Oregon’s Transportation Planning Rule (TPR); 1995, 1998, 2005, 2011)
Metro (amendment to Regional Urban Growth Goals and Objectives, 1996;
adoption of Urban Growth Management Function Plan, 1997)
Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) (adoption of 1999
Oregon Highway Plan, and related Division 51 Highway Access Permitting Rules,
1999; related amendments 2004, 2007 and 2011)

SB264 in 2010, SB1024 in 2011,
and SB408 in 2013, amending ORS 374.310 and ORS
374.312, regarding highway access management

  • 1120 Northwest Couch Street, 10th Floor
    Portland, OR 97209-4128
  • University of Memphis, BS
Bar Admissions
  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • International Council of Shopping C - Member
  • Multnomah Bar Association - Member
  • Oregon State Bar Association - Member

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

270 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

286 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Special Focus:
  • Administrative
  • Development
  • Energy Projects
  • Government Relations
  • Land Use
  • Redevelopment
  • Zoning
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as "America's Leading Real Estate Lawyers", 2010 - present
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Real Estate Law

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