Podcast Episodes

Sleepless in Seattle? Then Consider the Value of Restrictive Covenants in Eminent Domain Cases!

Have you ever gotten to hear the opening statement of an eminent domain jury trial with $7 million of agency money on the line? Tune in, and you will here! Superstar Seattle lawyers Matt Hansen and Tara O’Hanlon from the law firm of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn celebrate the… There's MoreSleepless in Seattle? Then Consider the Value of Restrictive Covenants in Eminent Domain Cases!

London Calling! Meyric Lewis Discusses “Compulsory Acquisition” and Climate Change Litigation in the U.K.!

The Pendulum Land Podcast’s best barrister buddy from across the pond, Meyric Lewis, enlightens your hosts on “compulsory acquisition”–England’s version of eminent domain.  Relocation benefits in Britain? Maybe not so much! And did you know that “climate change litigation” nearly halted the expansion of Heathrow Airport?  Along the way, your hosts… There's MoreLondon Calling! Meyric Lewis Discusses “Compulsory Acquisition” and Climate Change Litigation in the U.K.!

Live from New Orleans! Planes, Trains and Automobiles: The Secret Ingredients to American Happiness!

The Pendulum Land Podcast crew ventured down to the Big Easy for its first ever live podcast recording at the 2021 Transportation Symposium and the International Right of Way Association’s Region 2 and Region 6 Joint forum.  Special guests Wade Brown (American Acquisition Group) and Erin Newberry (HDR) joined the… There's MoreLive from New Orleans! Planes, Trains and Automobiles: The Secret Ingredients to American Happiness!

Inverse Condemnation of Oysters, Oyster Leases and Oyster Beds. Say What???

Your hosts examine the recent Virginia Supreme Court case of Johnson v. City of Suffolk and the Hampton Roads Sanitation District where the Court ruled on whether two Virginia agencies were responsible for condemning oysters, oyster leases and oyster beds because of pollution in local rivers. Frequent PLP commentator Robert… There's MoreInverse Condemnation of Oysters, Oyster Leases and Oyster Beds. Say What???

Texas Power Grid Crisis! No Power for Days in Single Digit Temperatures! How Did Infrastructure Fail?

In February 2021, Winter Storm Uri plunged temperatures in the state of Texas to historic lows for nearly a week and neither the state’s infrastructure nor the power grid was prepared for this event. Texas energy litigation attorney Chrysta Castañeda joins the podcast to explain how the Lone Star State’s… There's MoreTexas Power Grid Crisis! No Power for Days in Single Digit Temperatures! How Did Infrastructure Fail?

Eminent Domain Jury Trials During the Pandemic. Do You Dare to Try Your Case On Zoom? Our Guests Did Just That!

Seattle superstar lawyers Matt Hansen and Tara O’Hanlon from the law firm of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP  have tried not one but TWO eminent domain jury trials during the COVID pandemic.  One was socially distanced in a convention center, and the other was conducted completely virtually via Zoom.  With millions of dollars of agency… There's MoreEminent Domain Jury Trials During the Pandemic. Do You Dare to Try Your Case On Zoom? Our Guests Did Just That!

Sea Level Rise, Wildfires, and COVID-19–OH MY!! Brad Kuhn Examines Each!

Nossaman, LLP’s Brad Kuhn joins your hosts to discuss sea level rise and wildfires in the context of inverse condemnation, as well as the projected effects of COVID-19 on the real estate market and the Uniform Relocation Act.  Our SoCal attorney friend also gives his assessment of Snoop Dogg and Sublime in… There's MoreSea Level Rise, Wildfires, and COVID-19–OH MY!! Brad Kuhn Examines Each!

This is how we do it! Turbocharge your rise to the top of the right of way industry!

Welcome back, Infrastructure Junkies! Season 2 of the Pendulum Land Podcast kicks off with some grand ideas on how to enrich your career in the right of way industry. Tim Drennan and Amir Vafamanesh from the International Right of Way Association join your hosts with their tips and tricks.  Along… There's MoreThis is how we do it! Turbocharge your rise to the top of the right of way industry!