Land Use and Eminent Domain

Offit Kurman’s Virginia real estate litigation team provides experienced counsel on all aspects of land use and eminent domain law. With established connections and knowledge of Virginia’s local and federal courts, the Offit Kurman team works to garner effective results for your business and personal real estate and property needs, including eminent domain representation for government and localities, Inverse condemnation, representation through all stages of development, zoning disputes, easements.

Land Use

Land use focuses on the rights associated with the use of land. Offit Kurman’s team navigates the many rules and restrictions surrounding the ability to develop, defend, and expand property including zoning, site plan/development representation, subdivisions, partition, lease issues, easement disputes, and litigation surrounding appeal of local government decisions.

Eminent Domain

Offit Kurman’s eminent domain team navigates the complex issues associated with the taking of private land for a public use. As Special Counsel for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) the Offit Kurman team assists Virginia and its localities with the legal counsel and all areas of litigation from pre-construction negotiations all the way through trial.

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Johns Hopkins Purchases Newseum Building for Combined D.C. Campus

By Theodora Stringham, Esq. | January 30, 2019

Johns Hopkins University recently purchased the Newseum building – located at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Newseum, a popular museum dedicated to media and press, placed the property on the market in 2018.

After Harvey: Induced Floodgate Releases, Houston Residents May Have Inverse Condemnation Claims

By Theodora Stringham, Esq. | September 25, 2017

This content has been archived. It may no longer be relevant It is difficult to understate the economic impact of…

Claims for Damages Initiated by Government Acts

By Theodora Stringham, Esq. | September 19, 2017

A review of inverse condemnation and AGCS Marine Insurance Company v. Arlington County.   The Virginia Supreme Court clarified how…


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