Eminent Domain / Inverse Condemnation

As part of its governmental defense practice, Dean, Ringers, Morgan & Lawton is experienced in defending claims brought by private property owners alleging the taking of property without just compensation in violation of the Federal and State Constitutions as well as common law claims of inverse condemnation and regulatory takings. Our lawyers are often requested to advise municipal governments with respect to appropriate responses to property owners’ claims made under the Bert Harris Act and have consulted with municipalities as they participated in the settlement procedures mandated by the Act.