Tag: Minnesota

Mark Savin, Owners’ Counsel of America Minnesota Attorney, Invited to Speak at 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 17-18, 2013

Posted on Sep 25, 2013 in News & Events

The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project has invited Minneapolis-based condemnation lawyer, Mark D. Savin, to speak at the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 17-18, 2013 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Three New Directors Elected to Serve on OCA’s Board of Directors

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in News & Events

The Owners’ Counsel of America has elected three accomplished eminent domain attorneys to serve on its board of directors for 2013: James D. Masterman, a shareholder in the Boston, Massachusetts office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Charles L. Ruffin, a shareholder in the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC offices in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia: and Mark D. Savin, an officer at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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MN Supreme Court: Redevelopment authority need not have binding development agreement in order to condemn property

Posted on Jul 30, 2010 in News & Events

Yesterday, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued its opinion in Eagan Economic Development Authority v. U-Haul Co. of Minnesota, No. A08-767 (July 29, 2010). The state supreme court reversed a 2009 appellate court decision which invalidated a “quick-take” condemnation on the basis that the Eagan Economic Development Authority (EDA) exceeded its authority to acquire property via eminent domain as the city had not executed “a binding development agreement respecting the project.”

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