BOSTON — April 27, 2015 —James D. Masterman, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Litigation Group in Boston, will present at the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) program “Commercial Real Estate Appraisals,” April 29, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts.
The breakfast program will provide the latest updates on the commercial real estate and appraisal industries. Masterman will provide a general overview of eminent domain takings and will discuss recent trends in the use of eminent domain powers.
Masterman is a trial lawyer with a broad range of experience in eminent domain and real estate valuation litigation, including tax proceedings and lease arbitrations, and in the litigation of land use and property rights issues. His representation of commercial, industrial, and residential property owners and developers requires his appearance in U.S. District Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and every state and administrative court of Massachusetts and throughout New England. His advice is also sought by multi-property clients on a national basis on all aspects of eminent domain. He served as chair of the American Bar Association's Committee of Condemnation, Zoning, and Land Use Litigation and is a frequent lecturer and writer on eminent domain and valuation, with his articles appearing in many legal and trade publications.