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Represented owner of agriculture property in the County of Madera in action by the State Public Works Board on behalf of the California High Speed Rail Authority. State’s original offer was $2,661,325. Compensation ultimately paid was $5,660,000.

Represented owner of 290 acre property in action brought by Caltrans to acquire a portion of that property for construction of its Devil's Slide Project on State Route 1 in San Mateo County. Caltrans' original offer was $454,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $3,047,000.

Represented property owner in action brought by Caltrans to acquire property which became inaccessible as a result of its Devil's Slide Project. Caltrans' original offer was $300,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $650,000.

Represented owner of property improved with a commercial building in the City of Milpitas in an action brought by the County of Santa Clara to acquire property off of its frontage. County's original offer was $200,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $815,000.

Represented pear orchard company in the Central Valley against a flood control agency which acquired 822 acres of its property for a levee improvement project. Agency's litigation appraiser's opinion of just compensation was $10,029,500. Compensation ultimately paid was $17,500,000.

Represented owner of property improved with a commercial building in the City of Fresno in action brought by the State Public Works Board on behalf of the California High Speed Rail Authority. State’s original offer was $885,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,500,000.

Represented owner of agriculture property in the County of Fresno in action brought by the State Public Works Board on behalf of the California High Speed Rail Authority. State’s original offer was $89,100. Compensation ultimately paid was $210,500.

Represented property owner/developer in an action brought by the City of San Jose. At the time of its acquisition the property was entitled for development of a retail center. One issue was the amount of added value resulting from those entitlements. The City's original offer was $5,683,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $7,700,000.

Represented owner of unimproved property in Truckee, Placer County, in action brought by Caltrans to acquire a portion of that property. Caltrans' original offer was $328,180. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,275,000.

Represented owner of farm land in Hollister, San Benito County, in action brought by Caltrans to acquire a portion of that property. Caltrans' original offer was $58,700. Compensation ultimately paid was $366,300.

Represented owner of unimproved property in the City of Fremont in action brought by BART to acquire the property for its Warm Springs Extension Project. BART's litigation appraiser's opinion of just compensation was $4,720,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $7,168,077.

Represented owner of unimproved property in South San Francisco in action brought by Samtrans to acquire the property for BART's South San Francisco station. Agency's original offer was $2,655,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $3,810,000.

Represented owner of property in South San Francisco used for truck storage in action brought by Samtrans to acquire the property for BART's San Francisco Airport Extension. Agency's original offer was $306,666. Compensation ultimately paid was $720,000.

Represented owner of property improved with a commercial building in the City of San Jose in action brought by Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to acquire property off its frontage. VTA's original offer was $294,500. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,376,870.

Represented owner of property improved with a commercial building in the City of San Jose in action brought by VTA to acquire a portion of the property's frontage. VTA's original offer was $353,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,350,000.

Represented owner of property improved with industrial buildings in the City of Sunnyvale in action brought by VTA to acquire a portion of the property's frontage. VTA's original offer was $32,200. Compensation ultimately paid was $250,000.

Represented owner of property owner improved with commercial buildings in the City of Sunnyvale in action brought by VTA to acquire a portion of the property's frontage. VTA's original offer was $166,300. Compensation ultimately paid was $647,700.

Represented owner of property improved with retail buildings in the City of San Jose near the HP Pavilion in action brought by VTA to acquire a portion of the property. VTA's original offer was $1,314,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,707,000.

Represented owner of unimproved property in San Jose in an action brought by VTA to acquire an easement. VTA's original offer was $10,800. Compensation ultimately paid was $95,000.

Represented owner of improved and unimproved property in the City of Auburn, nearby its airport, in action brought by the City to acquire the property. The City's original offer was $1,845,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $2,330,800.

Represented owner of property improved with an industrial building in the City of Burlingame in action brought by the City to acquire the property. The City's original offer was $600,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $806,325.

Represented owner of property improved with a motel in the City of East Palo Alto in action brought by the City to acquire the property. The City's original offer was $559,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,685,000.

Represented owner of property improved with industrial buildings in the City of Fremont in action brought by the City to acquire the property. The City's original offer was $967,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,580,000.

Represented owner of unimproved property in the City of Milpitas nearby the Great Mall in action brought by the City to acquire the property. The City's original offer was $1,866,940. Compensation ultimately paid was $2,500,000.

Represented owner of property improved with an industrial building in the City of East Palo in action brought by the City's Redevelopment Agency to acquire the property. The Agency's original offer was $205,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $670,000.

Represented owner of property improved with an industrial building in the City of San Jose brought by its Redevelopment Agency to acquire the property. The Agency's original offer was $755,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,100,000 plus a $173,000 litigation expense award.

Represented property owner in action brought by the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Pablo to acquire a portion of his mobile home park. The Agency's original offer was $2,760,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $3,725,000.

Represented owner of property improved with industrial buildings in the City of Menlo Park in action brought its Community Development Agency to acquire a portion of the property's frontage. The Agency's original offer was $273,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $550,000.

Represented property/business owner in action brought by Contra Costa County to acquire his real property and business in the City of Pittsburg. The Agency's original offer was $1,202,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,780,000.

Represented various agencies in eminent domain actions to acquire property for uses such as city library, open space and redevelopment.

Represented owners of property in Merced County which had been formerly used as a quarry in an action brought by the State Department of Water Resources to acquire approximately 689 acres. The State's original offer was $229,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $3,205,328 plus a $1,823,450 litigation expense award.

Represented owner of property in the Town of Los Gatos in an action brought by Caltrans to acquire a portion of that property. Caltrans' litigation appraiser's opinion of just compensation was $4,048,981. Compensation ultimately paid was $6,469,840 plus a $688,605 litigation expense award.

Represented owner of unimproved property in the Town of Los Gatos in an action brought by Santa Clara County Traffic Authority to acquire a portion of that property. The Authority's original offer was $1,550,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $3,350,000.

Represented owner of unimproved property in the City of San Jose in an action brought by the Santa Clara Valley Water District to acquire that property. The District's original offer was $1,474,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $4,694,314.

Represented owner of unimproved property in the City of San Francisco in an action brought by Caltrans to acquire that property. Caltrans original offer was $850,000. Compensation ultimately paid was $1,241,258 plus a $355,617 litigation expense award.

Representative reported appellate cases include:

Dept. of Water Resources v. Andresen (1987) 193 Cal.App.3d 1144
Storage Services v. Oosterbaan (1989) 214 Cal.App.3d 498
Dept. of Transportation v. Yuki (1995) 31 Cal.App.4th 1754