Blurring Necessity and Just Compensation - Pipeline Development Dilemma
Pipeline development is quickly coming into focus.
With coal slowly phasing out, we see renewable energy increasing. This brings pipeline development into the picture with environmental advocacy groups and landowners. This white paper reviews the developer’s use of of condemnation powers and eminent domain, as well as recent case law.
Mark D. Lansing is an attorney with Dickinson Wright. Mr. Lansing focuses his practice on property tax & condemnation matters with respect to energy, industrial and commercial properties. He achieves significant property tax savings and assessment reductions for his clients through litigation, negotiations (settlements), due diligence reviews and alternative agreements (e.g., PILOTs). Mark assists clients with their valuation of complex property, and through real property tax management. Mr. Lansing also works with energy, industrial and commercial companies in buying, building and operating facilities to effectively manage their property taxes, including due diligence review in the purchase or development phase, and representation before administrative agencies. As an experienced trial lawyer, Mark has successfully represented clients in settlement negotiations, motions, trials and appeals at all levels of state and Federal Courts (including, Circuit Courts of Appeal). Mark is also well published in property tax and condemnation valuation matters.