Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP, Texas Condemnation Attorneys
Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP is a law firm with more than 100 years of combined experience in eminent domain, condemnation, inverse condemnation and regulatory takings. We focus exclusively on protecting the property rights of Texas landowners.
Our team of attorneys practices only one type of law: eminent domain. We have successfully handled thousands of cases representing landowners across the State of Texas involving roadways, pipelines, utilities, and more. And, we devote extensive time educating business and landowners on eminent domain and land use issues.
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 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 100+ 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 thousands 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 and other landowner advocacy groups to help protect the rights of landowners before the Texas Legislature. Some of our lawyers have been named among the Best Lawyers in America, Texas' Best Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Our lawyers are also active in national, state and local bar associations in the eminent domain practice area.
Our condemnation lawyers have spoken at educational events throughout Texas on the issue of eminent domain and regulatory takings, and host an annual CLE, 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 across Texas, from Bexar to Collin County, Harris to Tarrant County and beyond. Contact Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP and let us put our 100+ years of combined experience to work assisting you with your eminent domain or regulatory taking issues.
News & Resources
New Texas Law Allocates $750 Million to Construct a Border Wall
September 17, 2021
Gov. Abbott today signed into law a border security funding bill that includes approximately $750 million to build a border wall, adding to the $250 million committed by the State of Texas earlier this summer.
Texas Transportation Commission Votes to Move Forward with Proposed I-45 Expansion
September 3, 2021
This week, the Texas Transportation Commission voted in favor of moving forward with the I-45 expansion in Houston as part of the 2022-2031 unified transportation program. The Commission set a 90-day timeline to revisit the project, allowing time for completion of the current review by the Federal Highway Administration.
Border Security Bill Moves to the Texas Senate, Bars Use of Eminent Domain for Border Wall
August 31, 2021
On Monday, the Texas House of Representatives voted 85-36 in favor of approving House Bill 9, which includes $1.88 billion for border security. However, an amendment added by Rep. Tracy King of Batesville would bar the state from using eminent domain to acquire property from Texas landowners for the border wall.
Proposed Plans for I-35 Could Impact 140+ Commercial and Residential Properties
August 20, 2021
The Texas Department of Transportation is continuing the development process for the I-35 Capital Express Central project, which proposes to add two managed lanes in each direction along I-35 from US 290 East to SH 71/Ben White Boulevard. More than 140 commercial and residential properties in central Austin could be affected by the expansion.
With more than 100 years of combined experience, Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP has successfully handled thousands of cases representing landowners across the State of Texas, from Austin to Dallas, El Paso to San Antonio and beyond.
Put our experience to work for you.
808 Nueces Street
Austin, TX 78701
801 Congress Avenue Suite 350
Houston, TX 77002
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