Trial counsel for Fortune 500 company seeking compensation for partial taking of industrial property in New York City

Trial counsel for family business whose land was denied access to highway and bisected by dead-end access road in Virginia road project

Representing numerous landowners whose properties are subject to both total and partial takings for road construction, road widening, utility installation, and other uses

Represented the owner of commercially zoned vacant property in taking by school board; fought claims that the property’s value was negatively impacted by unstable soils, wetlands, poor topography, and limited access

EMINENT DOMAIN & CONDEMNATION
                           EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS
Eminent Domain and Condemnation
Commercial Litigation
COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

Trial counsel for criminal defendant accused of defrauding the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund; after a five-week jury trial in federal district court, prosecutors voluntarily dismissed indictment

Represented a federal elected official in connection with an investigation of public corruption charges; after client elected to enter plea of guilty, presented a briefing and oral argument in federal district court for favorable sentencing treatment

Member of a defense team that represented a former senior official of a major accounting firm in a criminal tax shelter investigation; the investigation ultimately led to the first successful challenge to former government policy with respect to corporate advancement of defense costs to employees

 

Represented a law firm in litigation with a former client over a disputed fee; obtained favorable rulings from the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of Virginia, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Circuit Court for Fairfax County

Defended a radio broadcast network against claims by a former on-air personality for breach of contract, defamation, and tortious interference

RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH MATTER.

PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR OUTCOME.