Federal Takings

Arent Fox's Eminent Domain & Property Rights Practice

Federal Takings



The Wall Street Journal Story on Mexican Border Wall Features Federal Takings’ Clients and their Border-imposed Struggles

John Ladd, a Bisbee, Arizona rancher who owns and operates a ranch with his family along the U.S.-Mexican border, was quoted in a feature article published yesterday in The Wall Street Journal. Ladd and his family fought the federal government in court for almost a decade over the takings of the family’s ranchland. The land at the center of the protracted court battle further complicates the effort to curb illegal immigration along the US-Mexico border.


US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenge Brought by Arent Fox to Arizona Legislative Redistricting

Washington, DC — On June 30, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear an important legislative redistricting case filed by Arizona voters challenging the constitutionality of unequally populated voting districts created by a state commission. Led by Appellate partner Thor Hearne, Arent Fox LLP filed the brief in Harris v.

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