Owners’ Counsel of America Attorney Invited to Speak at 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

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Minnesota eminent domain attorney, Mark Savin, will speak at William & Mary’s annual property rights conference in October.

Mark D. Savin will participate in the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 17-18, 2013.

Mark D. Savin will participate in the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 17-18, 2013.

It is a privilege to be asked to speak on a panel of such distinguished and nationally recognized property law scholars.

The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project has invited Minneapolis-based condemnation lawyer, Mark D. Savin, to speak at the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference October 17-18, 2013 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

“It is a privilege to be asked to speak on a panel of such distinguished and nationally recognized property law scholars,” said Savin, a shareholder at Fredrickson & Byron, P.A. and the Minnesota member of the Owners’ Counsel of America. “I look forward to enjoying a thought-provoking discussion and to sharing my experiences litigating eminent domain and private property rights actions.”

Mr. Savin will join a panel focused upon the scholarly work of the 2013 Brigham Kanner Property Rights Prize recipient, Thomas Merrill, the Charles Evans Hughes Professor at Columbia Law School. The panel will explore some of the ways Professor Merrill’s scholarship has impacted property jurisprudence and illuminated the law’s fundamental understanding of property.

The Property Rights Project annually recognizes the outstanding contributions of a single individual to the field of property rights scholarship by awarding the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize during the Conference. Both the Conference and Prize are named in recognition of eminent domain and property rights attorneys Toby Prince Brigham and Gideon Kanner for their lifetime contributions to preserving the important role that private property plays in protecting individual and civil rights. Brigham and Kanner have dedicated their professional work to advancing the constitutional protection of property and defending the right of private property ownership nationally.

In the decade since the Conference awarded the first Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize in 2004, it has become an important national event attended by both scholars and practitioners interested in property theory. In that time, the Conference has honored some of the nation’s foremost property law thinkers including Frank I. Michelman, Richard A. Epstein, Carol M. Rose, Robert C. Ellickson and Richard E. Pipes.

ABOUT MARK D. SAVIN:

Mark D. Savin, Esq. is a shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., where eminent domain litigation and advising is the center of his practice. Mark represents owners ranging from national and regional companies to local businesses. He regularly represents and advises a leading national discount retailer in eminent domain matters across the country. He has been involved in many of the largest projects in Minnesota including its airport, sports stadiums, and redevelopment projects.

ABOUT OWNERS' COUNSEL OF AMERICA:

The Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA) is a nationwide network of experienced eminent domain attorneys dedicated to protecting the rights of private property owners large and small, locally and nationally, and to advancing the cause of property rights. Eminent domain is the power of the government to take private property for a public use provided the owner is paid just compensation for the taking. The lawyers affiliated with OCA are in private practice in nearly every state and represent property owners against federal, state, and local governments, utilities, redevelopment authorities and other entities that may be armed with eminent domain power. For more information or to locate a condemnation attorney in your state, please visit http://www.ownerscounsel.com.

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