Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP, Texas Condemnation Attorneys
Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP is a boutique law firm focusing in eminent domain, condemnation, inverse condemnation and regulatory takings. With offices in Austin and Houston, Texas, we represent clients throughout Texas and represent more clients in more Texas cities than any other firm of eminent domain attorneys.
Our Texas eminent domain lawyers have successfully handled eminent domain cases for a variety of landowners including individual property owners, business owners, tenants, and public agencies and entities. These cases have covered a broad range of properties, ranging from residential, commercial and industrial properties to vacant land to special use properties.
Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP was named one of the "Best Law Firms" in 2012-2017 by U.S. News and World Reports. The Firm earned this honor because of the work performed by our Texas eminent domain lawyers representing clients and the interests of landowners in eminent domain cases.
Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP is dedicated to providing clients with the personal one-on-one attention they would receive from a small-firm attorney combined with the experience and resources of a large, well-respected firm. While we have and handled notable and precedent setting cases throughout Texas, we understand that every eminent domain, condemnation and regulatory taking case is of utmost importance to the individuals whose property is affected. Every client benefits from skilled and knowledgeable legal representation provided by our Texas eminent domain attorneys.
Our Texas Eminent Domain Attorneys
The attorneys at Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP have a combined 80+ years of experience in eminent domain and regulatory takings. Unlike many other law firms where eminent domain is only one of many practice areas, we focus exclusively on eminent domain law and have successfully handled hundreds of eminent domain cases across the State of Texas. Our attorneys are routinely asked to educate the community, professional organizations and politicians on eminent domain issues and emerging case law. Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP worked with the then Lieutenant Governor in drafting the Texas Property Rights Act to help protect the rights of landowners. Some of our lawyers have been named among the Best Lawyers in America, Texas' Best Lawyers and Texas Super Lawyers.
Our condemnation lawyers have spoken at educational events throughout Texas on the issue of eminent domain and regulatory takings, and host an annual CLE the one of the most widely attended eminent domain conferences in the country. Our attorneys have appeared on behalf of clients in condemnation cases at special commissioners’ hearings (the administrative level), in county court at law or district court (the trial level), and in the intermediate appellate courts, the Texas Supreme Court and at all levels of the federal judiciary.
Contact Our Texas Eminent Domain Attorneys
Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP has offices conveniently located in Austin, Texas and Houston, Texas. However, our reputation and knowledge draws clients from throughout Texas. Contact Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP and let us put our 80+ years of combined experience to work assisting you with your eminent domain or regulatory taking issues.
News & Resources
Kinder Morgan Announces New Pipeline
July 31, 2019
Kinder Morgan has informed investors it is evaluating a new pipeline, called the Permian Pass Pipeline, that would ship natural gas from the Permian Basin to the Texas-Louisiana border. The route for the new pipeline has not yet been determined, according to Kinder Morgan. The company suggested it is even considering a fourth pipeline to ship natural gas out of the Permian Basin.
Plains Pipeline Announces Two New Projects
July 31, 2019
Plains Pipeline announced two new projects that would transport crude oil from the Midwest through Cushing, Oklahoma to Corpus Christi, Texas. The Liberty Pipeline would transport crude oil to Cushing, Oklahoma and the Red Oak Pipeline would then transport crude oil to Corpus Christi. Both projects could be open as early as first quarter of 2021.
Appellate Court Rules in Favor of Bullet Train
July 31, 2019
The Houston Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment rendered in favor of Grimes County and against Texas Central Partners, the company behind the proposed Dallas-Houston bullet train. The case will now go back to the trial court for additional proceedings over the claims asserted by Grimes County as part of the bullet train project.
Red Oak Pipeline Announced
June 21, 2019
Phillips 66 and Plains All American recently announced a new project called the Red Oak Pipeline that is intended to transport crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to Sealy, Texas. Enterprise Products, which operates an oil terminal in Sealy, indicated it was not involved in conversations with Phillips 66 as it relates to a Sealy connection. Initial service of the new pipeline is expected to commence as early as the first quarter of 2021.