Represented a large, privately owned water utility company in Montana in an eleven day "right-to-take" condemnation trial, and subsequent six day "valuation" trial. Obtained judgment of $88.6 million plus attorney's fees - far above the condemnor's proof at trial of a $45 million value.
Settled an eminent domain matter on behalf of a fast food restaurant corporation involving a metro Atlanta property. The location involved a corner interstate site in Clayton County. The Georgia Department of Transportation condemned the principal access to the site thus causing substantial damage to the value of the property. The GDOT paid $2.3 million pursuant to the consent judgment obtained to conclude the settlement. That sum represented a 200 percent increase over the original sum offered by the GDOT.
Represented hotel developer in a year-long effort to counter the City of Knoxville's attempted takeover in conjunction with the construction of a new convention center. City abandoned the condemnation effort. Client's property, a $30 million hotel facility situated in the center of the city, is positioned to be the official convention center hotel.