Michael Withey and Jason Morris Recognized as Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona


Withey Morris is only firm with two land use attorneys recognized from AZ Business magazine

PHOENIX, AZ – Michael Withey and Jason Morris, founding partners of prominent Phoenix land use and zoning firm Withey Morris, were named two of Arizona’s 2020 Top 100 lawyers by AZ Business magazine. Withey Morris is the only firm with two land use attorneys with this prestigious honor.

Attorneys were selected from a pool of more than 2,000 of the state’s most successful attorneys and vetted based on professional success, ratings and impact on their law firms, communities and the legal profession.

Michael Withey, practices in land use, planning, zoning and administrative law with municipalities and counties throughout Arizona. In addition to being named one of the Best Lawyers in America®2020, he has repeatedly been named an Arizona Super Lawyer® by SuperLawyers.com®. Michael is a frequent lecturer and has taught land use law at Arizona State University as an ad-hoc professor.

Jason Morris practices in land use, planning, zoning and administrative law. His experience in the field includes all levels of entitlement in municipalities and counties throughout Arizona. Jason has been named an Arizona Super Lawyer® by SuperLawyers.com® and has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers®, including the 2020 edition. Jason also has earned the highest ranking possible (“AV”) by the nationally-recognized evaluation organization, Martindale-Hubbell. Jason is a frequent lecturer participating in industry roundtables, media appearances and academic panels.

For over 20 years, Withey Morris PLC has been Arizona’s leading land use law firm. Its dynamic team combines experience in land use entitlements, real estate transactions, government affairs and lobbying with the sharp legal insight needed to handle every aspect of the real estate development process. Withey Morris represents commercial, residential, industrial, master-plan developers and landowners in virtually every corner of Arizona jurisdiction. Prestigious publications routinely rate its attorneys among the best land use and real estate lawyers in Arizona. These publications include Chambers USA — America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers. Martindale Hubbell, a noted authority in rating U.S. law firms and attorneys, gives the firm an AV rating, the highest ranking. Withey Morris’ mission is to help build its clients’ visions by guiding them from the drawing board through city hall to project completion.


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