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Grady Gammage

Gammage & Burnham PLC


GRADY GAMMAGE JR. is a part time academic, a practicing lawyer, an author, a sometime real estate developer and a former elected official. He thinks life is more interesting if you do lots of different things. In his academic role, Mr. Gammage is a Senior Fellow at ASU’s Morrison Institute. His work there focuses on urban growth and development, quality of life, and local economic issues. He also teaches at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and at the Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts. As a lawyer, he has represented real estate projects ranging from master planned communities to sprawling subdivisions to high rise buildings and intense urban mixed use redevelopment. He served on the Central Arizona Project Board of Directors for 12 years, and was president during a period of turbulence when the CAP was suing the federal government over the cost of the canal. As a real estate developer, he built an intense, urban mixed use project in the City of Tempe which won three architectural awards and has been widely acclaimed. Mr. Gammage is the author of the book “Phoenix in Perspective” and numerous articles on land use and growth issues. His most recent publication “Watering the Sun Corridor” was issued by the Morrison Institute in August of 2011.