Martin D. “Art” Walsh
Art founded WCL&W in 1983, after ten years of private practice in litigation and zoning law. Art specializes in land development, urban planning, and zoning law and has considerable experience in all phases of the land use and development process in Northern Virginia, from evaluation of development and zoning feasibility through zoning and permit approval, construction, and post-construction processes. Art has been instrumental in many significant mixed-use and transit-oriented zoning approvals, including achieving approvals for both the Arlington and Fairfax government centers and numerous approvals along the Arlington Metro Stations and the Dulles Access Road. Additionally, Art has represented numerous clients in Tysons replanning and condemnation cases in both the recently approved Silver Line and HOT Lanes construction on I-495.
“[Art] is a dean of the land use Bar. Terrific and dynamic–an outstanding practitioner.” –Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business