Gatzke Dillon & Ballance LLP is a law partnership formed in 1980 to practice land use, environmental, natural resources, government, airport/aviation, civil litigation, construction, trial, and appellate law. The firm represents public and private sector clients on complex and controversial planning and litigation matters at all levels and in every forum. We offer a full array of litigation, planning, and counseling services, and work regularly with experts and technical consultants in a broad range of disciplines. 

The firm is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating possible. The legal community rated our legal ability as very high, and we are recognized for professional reliability, diligence, and faithful adherence to ethical standards.   

The firm's reputation of successfully representing clients in complex litigation matters and large-scale projects has enabled us to assemble and retain strong legal talent with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve our clients' goals and objectives. 

The firm is committed to assisting clients in pursuing their goals and objectives in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We have established a reputation for quality work product and court representation, both with our clients and the attorneys representing opposing parties. The firm is committed to representing our clients in a professional manner, with exceptional competence and a continual emphasis upon the best interests of our clients.

The firm's major practice areas include planning, counseling, and litigation in matters involving:
  • Land Use
  • Airport
  • Construction
  • Environmental
  • Aviation
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Endangered Species
  • Noise
  • Business Litigation
  • Water Supply
  • Airport Access
  • Property Litigation
  • Personal Injury Claims