Acquiring private land for a public purpose is accomplished by governments through the law of eminent domain, which is commonly referred to as condemnation. We represent both local governments and landowners in these cases.

We have assisted local governments in acquiring property to construct airports, fire stations, jails, new roads, landfills, and protect beaches and shorelines. Our broad eminent domain experience also includes representing individuals and businesses whose land has been condemned; advocating for their fair compensation in return for the land, which is sometimes necessary for new schools, the expansion of a military base, or new roads being built by North Carolina’s DOT.

Governments needing legal assistance to condemn land for a public project or landowners whose property is part of that public project can both benefit from having a law firm that can provide guidance in the areas of:

We work with land planners, developers, appraisers, and other experts to support their presentation of our clients’ cases, but our focus is always on our clients’ needs, best interests, and obtaining a favorable result.

For more information about how we can help with condemnation needs, please contact one of the related professionals on this page.

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