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NEW VIDEO: Understanding Eminent Domain Law

Our country has a rich history surrounding eminent domain – from the brick and mortar that built its foundation – to modern-day infrastructure projects like roads, airports, and bridges. Even our Founding Fathers understood the great impact this would have […]


Our country has a rich history surrounding eminent domain – from the brick and mortar that built its foundation – to modern-day infrastructure projects like roads, airports, and bridges. Even our Founding Fathers understood the great impact this would have on private landowners as well as the condemning agencies.

“Interestingly, condemnation law was so critical that the Founding Fathers put it right in the Constitution,” said Mark Bush, eminent domain attorney at Fraser Trebilcock. “Without it, roads, bridges, highways, airports, and virtually all other aspects of the critical infrastructure we use daily would not have been possible.”

For more than 30 years, Fraser Trebilcock attorneys have successfully worked with clients to improve, protect, and defend properties of all shapes and sizes, in a broad range of projects that include: petroleum pipelines, highway construction, airport expansion, county roads, drains, water and sewer projects, and more.

“As a result of that work, I’ve actually represented both condemning agencies and landowners in a multitude of public improvement projects,” said attorney Kirby Albright. “The eminent domain area has very unique procedural requirements and any client that’s affected by the eminent domain process it’s imperative that they have knowledgeable and experienced counsel to help them navigate that procedural process.”

This video gives an interesting look back at the history of eminent domain law in the U.S. and some of the cases we have handled.



Mark A. Bush is a veteran litigator and trial specialist with over three decades of hard-earned experience handling cases ranging from condemnation to wrongful death and catastrophic injury. Contact him for more information on this matter at 517.377.0815 or mbush@fraserlawfirm.com.

H. Kirby Albright has amassed a wide range of litigation experience over the last 30 years, including successful representation of clients on both sides of eminent domain law. He has been elected by his fellow shareholders to serve on the Fraser Trebilcock Board of Directors. Contact Kirby for more information on this matter at 517.267.0538 or kalbright@fraserlawfirm.com.