Eminent Domain



Eminent domain law concerns the power of the state or federal government to take private property for public use. Harris Shelton’s eminent domain team ensures private citizens are aware of their rights, and they are appropriately compensated for their property.

We are the only law firm in Tennessee to have both a member and an affiliate member of the Owners’ Counsel of America, a nationwide network of leading eminent domain lawyers. In fact, our eminent domain attorneys are sought after as researchers and lecturers on this practice area at local, regional and national conferences and seminars.

Harris Shelton represents a variety of clients facing eminent domain action, including but not limited to:

  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Landlords
  • Business owners
  • Private property owners

Read a full Q&A with Kannon Conway here.

Eminent Domain Law

The firm has handled hundreds of eminent domain cases over the years, helping clients from many backgrounds attain optimal results.

Our attorneys work hard to provide the best value for our clients, ensuring private citizens and business owners alike are aware of their rights and appropriately compensated for their property.

Harris Shelton attorneys are also skilled at helping clients navigate the complex tax implications of eminent domain action, including capital gains taxes and 1033 exchanges. We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can help you navigate your case.