Meet the Team
Thor Hearne has earned a national reputation for his work in three areas of legal practice; complex federal and state litigation and appeals, especially matters involving property rights; constitutional law; and election issues. Thor has been counsel to high net-worth families and closely held businesses on wealth preservation and tax and succession planning, and, political and election law.
Political and Election Law
Thor is one of the nation’s preeminent political and election law attorneys. Among the highlights of his practice:
Debra Albin-Riley is a partner in Arent Fox’s litigation department. Her significant experience before judges, juries, and other decision makers allows her to take matters to trial or skillfully negotiate positive resolutions for her clients prior to trial. Debra’s practice focuses on complex multiparty litigation, including complicated eminent domain, Fifth Amendment takings cases, and real estate valuation.
Lindsay is counsel in the Litigation group. Her primary focus is representing over 1,000 landowners in Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, South Carolina, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, and Missouri to pursue their Fifth Amendment Takings claims against the federal government. These clients’ claims arose from a conversion of their property under the federal National Trails System Act.
Meghan is counsel in the Litigation group. Her primary focus is on behalf of more than 500 landowners in Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and New York pursuing Fifth Amendment takings claims against the federal government.
Steve Davis is an attorney in Arent Fox’s Complex Litigation practice.
Steve focuses on rails-to-trails cases seeking compensation for landowners under the Fifth Amendment. He also focuses on appeals of those and other cases, concentrating on appellate litigation in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the US Supreme Court.
ABOUT ARENT FOX LLP
Arent Fox LLP, founded in 1942, is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and government intersect. With more than 350 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations to trade associations. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.