Eminent Domain

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie represents utility companies, government entities, special districts, and private landowners in connection with taking real property through the exercise of eminent domain. We represent both private and commercial landowners in defense against government condemnation actions. We also assist government entities in planning public improvement projects to minimize the costs associated with land acquisition, and to acquire property rights through condemnation, if needed.

Our broad experience with condemnation includes projects such as state, county, and municipal road and highway development, urban renewal and redevelopment, electric transmission lines and related facilities, water pipelines, gas transmission lines, drainage facilities, railroad properties, open space projects, and water treatment plants.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's attorneys have experience handling matters with unique legal issues, including the acquisition of complex easements and commercial leasehold interests.

Litigation

Michael D. Plachy
Michael D. Plachy
Partner
Denver
mplachy@​lrrc.com
303.628.9532 / vCard
Jeffrey L. Sklar
Jeffrey L. Sklar
Partner
Tucson
jsklar@​lrrc.com
520.838.7742 / vCard

Regulatory & Government

Josh M. Reid
Josh M. Reid
Partner
Las Vegas
JReid@​lrrc.com
702.474.2605 / vCard

Related Industries

Real Estate

Other Publications

June 2018
Unbounded Interests: The Limits of Blanket Easements
Pratt's Energy Law Report, LexisNexis (June 2018, Vol. 18-6)

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Primary Services

Real Estate Services

Key Contacts

Thomas J. Dougherty, II
Thomas J. Dougherty, II
Partner
303.628.9524
Michael D. Plachy
Michael D. Plachy
Partner
303.628.9532