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Eminent Domain

Leon & Leon handles a variety of matters involving eminent domain litigation and counseling.  Here is a sample of the kind of eminent domain matters we handle:

  • Won $3.5 million eminent domain jury verdict against City of Oakland in suit (total recovery of $5 million with interest and legal fees awarded) affirmed by First District Court of Appeal where City claimed that the property was worthless.
  • Successfully obtained substantial eminent domain settlements for commercial property owners displaced by Oakland Uptown Project development.
  • Recently assisted in obtaining Sixth District Court of Appeal reversal of trial court granting City of Livermore’s motion in limine in eminent domain suit barring recovery of potentially as much as $1.8 million in temporary and permanent severance damages by real estate developer.