Condemnation/Eminent Domain


Monaghan P.C. attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience in the highly specialized area of condemnationlaw and eminent domain. Among the types of eminent domain litigation engaged in by the firm are condemnationprojects for airports, public buildings, public roads, bridges, and other public projects. As part of the firm's experience in handling eminent domain matters, our lawyers have also handled a variety of inverse condemnation cases, usually where the actions of a governmental entity rise to the level of a taking of someone's property interest.

Our experienced eminent domain and condemnation lawyers manage each case aggressively, working closely with experienced property appraisers, environmental experts, business valuation specialists, and most importantly, with our clients. We act as condemnation counsel for governmental agencies, businesses, and private owners. Our expertise with a wide range of property issues ranges from vacant land parcels to large and complex industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities. We offer a unique blend of experience in condemnation law and a practical approach that assures the finest representation available to our clients.

We have attained outstanding results for both our public and private clients in condemnation/eminent domain matters. For governmental entities, we obtain property for public projects on time and at a reasonable cost.


Our representation of private property owners is usually done on a contingency basis. The fee is customarily 1/3 of the increase in compensation obtained by our clients. We have a history of obtaining outstanding compensation awards for our clients.