Excellence in Eminent Domain, Real Estate and Trusts & Estates

WELCOME TO SULLIVAN, WORKMAN & DEE, LLP

Since its inception, Sullivan, Workman & Dee, LLP has been dedicated to protecting private property rights and seeking greater compensation for property and business owners threatened with an eminent domain situation.  For over 55 years, our attorneys have handled thousands of eminent domain and inverse condemnation matters resulting in jury verdicts and settlements that have provided our clients with hundreds of millions of dollars in just compensation.  We offer:

  • Experienced trial lawyers with successful track records
  • Practical and efficient business and legal problem-solvers
  • Tough and effective negotiators to help close your deal or settle your case
  • Seasoned and ethical counsel acutely aware of the legal, political, financial,
    and cultural challenges that may affect your matter

Sullivan, Workman & Dee, LLP represents private property and business owners and select public entities in eminent domain and inverse condemnation actions in both state and federal courts throughout California.  The firm also continues its tradition of supporting the advancement of eminent domain law and the pursuit of just compensation, with contributions by its partners toNichols on Eminent Domain, the nation’s leading treatise on eminent domain law,  and submission of amicus curiae briefs in cutting-edge eminent domain cases such as Metropolitan Water District of Southern California v. Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. (2007) 41 Cal.4th 954 and Los Angeles Unified School District v. Pulgarin (2009) 175 Cal.App.4th 101.

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To schedule a free consultation please call us toll free at (800) 717-4990 or (866) 399-8679.
We look forward to meeting with you at a time and location convenient for you.

CLIENT VICTORIES

$3,205,000

Inverse Condemnation Settlement*

$4,100,000

Eminent Domain Jury Verdict*

$3,435,904

Eminent Domain Jury Verdict*

$1,318,000

Eminent Domain Jury Verdict*

SULLIVAN, WORKMAN & DEE, LLP OBTAINS AN EMINENT DOMAIN JURY VERDICT

EMINENT DOMAIN JURY VERDICT OF $3,357,323 IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT ON BEHALF OF INGLEWOOD VFW POST 2122

Inglewood VFW Post 2122, standing in the way of the $2 billion extension of the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line into the South Bay, had to go.  But when Metro offered $650,000 for the Florence Avenue building that housed the group for more than 80 years, post commander Sherrod Conyers was surprised.  The money wasn’t enough to allow the nonprofit Veterans of Foreign Wars post to find another building in the community to accommodate its 320 largely Latino and black retired military members and associated programs.*

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