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
Energy Transfer and Magellan Announce Permian-to-Gulf Coast Pipeline
November 13, 2018
Energy Transfer, Magellan Midstream, and Delek US Holdings have announced they received sufficient commitments to proceed with plans to construct a 30” pipeline to transport crude oil from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast. The 600 mile pipeline system is expected to be operational in mid-2020, with multiple Texas origins.
Phillips 66 Planning New Pipelines to the Texas Gulf Coast
November 13, 2018
Phillips 66 announced it is working on plans for two oil pipeline systems that would stretch from North Dakota and Oklahoma to the Texas Gulf Coast. One line, capable of shipping 350,000 barrels of crude oil a day, would transport oil from the Bakken Shale to Corpus Christi. The other line, the Red Oak capable of shipping 400,000 barrels of crude oil a day, would run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Houston, Beaumont and Corpus Christi. Both pipelines are expected to be operational in late 2020.
Energy Transfer Announces New Lone Star Express NGL Pipeline
November 13, 2018
Energy Transfer announced last week that it will be expanding its Lone Star Express NGL pipeline system by adding a new 352 mile pipeline from the Permian Basin to the Fort Worth area. The existing pipeline network already extends to Mont Belvieu, near Houston. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.
Judge Blocks Keystone XL Pipeline Construction
November 13, 2018
A federal judge has halted construction on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The judge said in an opinion that the government failed to present a “reasoned explanation” for allowing the project to proceed and “simply discarded” the effect the project would have on climate change. The 1,179 mile pipeline that would carry 800,000 barrels of oil per day is on hold following the court’s ruling.