Charles R. Wolfe, M.R.P., J.D. is an attorney in Seattle, where he focuses on land use and environmental law and permitting, including the use of innovative land use regulatory tools and sustainable development techniques on behalf of both the private and public sectors and the successful redevelopment of infill properties under federal, state and local regulatory regimes. He is an accomplished speaker and author on growth management and innovative zoning, “transit-oriented development”, and brownfield/sustainable development topics, regularly participates in regional and national seminars and serves as a reporter for the national publication, Planning & Environmental Law. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington, where he teaches land use law and a range of planning and development courses to planners and future design professionals and is a contributor to major research efforts addressing urban center, transit oriented and brownfield redevelopment. Additionally, Chuck has served as Vice Chair, Fund Development for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Northwest District Council, is a Member of the Boards of Futurewise and Great City, and is a King County Trustee of Forterra (formerly the Cascade Land Conservancy). He contributes regularly on urban development topics for several publications including The Atlantic Cities, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, seattlepi.com, and Crosscut.com. He blogs regularly at myurbanist.com. His book, Urbanism Without Effort (Island Press), was released on May 2, 2013.