Real Estate Litigation

At the intersection of Austin’s abundant natural beauty and fast-growing economy are real estate and land use issues with the potential for legal controversy.

The firm’s attorneys help companies, organizations and individuals navigate these issues, backed with broad-based experience in handling a wide range of property and land use disputes – both commercial and residential.

This experience includes:

  • Partition suits
  • Constitutional issues regarding land use
  • Restrictive covenant controversies
  • Adverse possession cases
  • Foreclosure-related disputes
  • Fraud litigation over construction or sale of real estate
  • Landlord/tenant litigation
  • Entitlement, land use restrictions and noise ordinance litigation
  • Condemnation litigation and objections to condemnation authority
  • Land contamination lawsuits related to oil & gas exploration and production, underground storage tank leaks and contamination from industrial chemicals
  • Oil Pollution Act enforcement actions against the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Representation of landowners and real estate developers across a broad spectrum of land use issues including:
    • wetland impact disputes and administrative enforcement actions
    • endangered species litigation and administrative enforcement actions
    • municipal code controversies
  • Water rights disputes
  • Easement litigation