Darby DuComb – Seattle Lawyer

Resolving Community Conflicts
Navigating and Influencing Regulators

Real property, land use, and general counsel for property owners.

“It is with pleasure that I write a letter of gratitude for the work you have done for our seaplane group. . . . In very short order you connected us with . . . key stakeholders. . . . including the seaplane operators to come up with long term solutions. . . . Your efforts have produced excellent results!”

Peter Erickson

Seaplanes Environmental Coalition

From conflict to resolution, Darby gets the job done.


FIRST A.M.E. HOUSING ASSOCIATION  – Assist Central District non-profit property owner with the redevelopment of Bryant Manor and corporate governance.

SEATTLE GIRLS SCHOOL SITE  –Assist Central District property owner with City Council rezone during Mandatory Housing Affordability upzones.


SHARE LAKE UNION  – Assist Seaplanes Environental Coalition in managing Lake Union for all its users.

ALEXANDRIA CONDOMINIUMS  – Assist Belltown building owners with street trees damaging buildings. Obtained City permission to replant trees.

TERRY PETUS PARK  – Assist Eastlake neighbors in acquiring land to expand a shoreline park and prevent a Ride the Ducks launch site.

NORTHLAKE BIOSWALE PROJECT  – Assist Clean Washington Waters with the regulatory approval and installation of a bioswale system to prevent Aurora Bridge storm water pollution from entering Lake Union.


SEATTLE NISSAN  – Assisted with street vacation issues, WSDOT acquistion, and fiber and utility conflicts

HANDY ANDY  – Assist property owner to obtain relief from onerous development standard.

Working hard for my clients – Resolving tough issues – Finding Solutions

  • Site Assembly
  • Public and Private Acquisitions
  • Rezones
  • Development Agreements
  • Permitting/Entitlements
  • Transfer of Development Rights
  • Legislative Decision Making

Serving the Greater Seattle Area