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Event Date Thu Apr 28 EDT (22 days ago)
Location Online
Region Americas

The monumental bill ensures that States will receive vital investment in order to repair/replace aging and crumbling infrastructure like roads, bridges and trains. New York is set to receive the lion’s share of this money. In order to build new infrastructure, especially in New York City, the government may have to acquire property that is in the way. Most of the time, this is accomplished by the government’s exercise of its eminent domain powers under the 5th Amendment to the US Constitution.

• Explain how eminent domain will be used to implement the IIJA and jumpstart long delayed transit projects, including the alleviation of urban blight - 15 minutes
• Provide an overview of eminent domain laws, including: (a) what constitutes a public use; and (b) just compensation for property owners and business tenants - 15 minutes
• Discuss procedures for New York eminent domain takings, including sales to the government in lieu of condemnation/eminent domain - 15 minutes
• Discuss partial takings, temporary takings, and valuation of trade fixtures - 15 minutes


2022 Speakers

Jennifer Polovetsky
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Philip A. Sanchez
Herrick, Feinstein LLP