Condemnation

Mr. Laniado has organized electric and pipeline transportation corporations with the power of eminent domain on behalf of clients.  To acquire property under the New York Eminent Domain Procedure Law, he has, in concert with condemnor clients and its consultants, coordinated and conducted public hearings under the EDPL, prepared and issued determination and findings, including required environmental reviews, and represented clients in the judicial review thereof.  He has also represented condemnees in such proceedings, including the successful stay of a proposed condemnation by the City of New York in 2005. Mr. Laniado has also assisted clients under the Federal Power Act to condemn properties for federally licensed hydroelectric projects.

Sample of Cases in Which the Firm Has Participated

    • Syracuse University v. Project Orange Associates Services Corporation, 71 A.D.3d 1432, (Fourth Department, March 19, 2010).

    • City of New York v. TransGas Energy Services Corp., 34 A.D.3d 466 (N.Y. Appellate Division Second Department, 2006).

    • In Re Bushwick Inlet Phase 1, Index No. 22246/05 (Supreme Court, Kings County, 2005).

    • Rivers Electric Co. v. 4.6 Acres of Land, 731 F. Supp. 83 (N.D.N.Y. 1990.