Eminent Domain and Condemnation

Stevens & Lee represents Pennsylvania and New Jersey government entities exercising the power of eminent domain, as well as owners of condemned properties seeking favorable resolution. We represent clients in cases involving a wide range of properties, including commercial and industrial properties, developments and residential properties, as well as other unique properties.

The services we provide include:

  • Acquisitions in lieu of condemnation
  • Analysis of appraisal methodology
  • Due diligence
  • Environmental analysis
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Government relations
  • Just compensation and relocation benefit claims
  • Land use analysis
  • Litigation
  • Pre-taking strategy
  • Regulatory counsel
  • Substantive due process claims
  • Tax matters