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Cam Starnes, Redevelopment Attorney at Taft

April 08, 2021

Cam focuses his practice on representing municipal and private clients in navigating the myriad potential complications associated with urban infill and other redevelopment projects. Drawing on his legal and government experience alike, Cam possesses a depth of understanding about what makes a redevelopment project successful and works across various practice areas, including environmental, real estate, public finance, and land use, to solve problems and ensure success. Clients also look to Cam for consulting assistance with redevelopment planning, strategy, and policy matters.

In his time working for administrations in Indianapolis and Lawrence, Cam demonstrated success in executing transformative projects, including leveraging private investment through the strategic deployment of grant funding, negotiating legal settlements, achieving environmental regulatory closure, acquiring and disposing of property, creating public-private partnerships, heading site selection and design teams for municipal projects and developing a brownfield-specific redevelopment loan program. Further, Cam conceived of and continues to execute on an economic development vision that seeks to reposition an aging industrial park in Lawrence into a district poised for positive new investment in skilled trades.

Cam Starnes

Taft Stettinius and Hollister LLP

cstarnes@taftlaw.com