Glenn Block has concentrated his law practice solely in eminent domain for more than 15 years. A successful trial lawyer, he represents both business and property owners in direct and inverse condemnation litigation and has recovered over $100 million on their behalf. He also represents public agencies in acquiring property for public use.
Mr. Block also lectures on eminent domain law. Mr. Block began his practice with Goldstein, Goldstein & Rikon, the foremost eminent domain boutique firm in New York City, where he represented various business and property owners throughout the metropolitan area. Among his clients were theater and business owners in the Times Square (42nd Street) Redevelopment Project.
Thereafter, and prior to joining California Eminent Domain Law Group, Mr. Block was an eminent domain partner with Sullivan, Workman & Dee in Los Angeles. Among his many achievements, he obtained a favorable resolution for an inner-city dance theatre in an inverse condemnation action against the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency.
Mr. Block is licensed to practice law in California and New York and is a member of various bar associations. He received his undergraduate degree in accounting from San Francisco State University and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Licensed since 1997
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||SuperLawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Southern California Super Lawyers||2011|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Partner||California Eminent Domain Law Group, APC||2005 - Present|
|Partner||Sullivan, Workman & Dee||2000 - 2005|
|Associate||Goldstein, Goldstein & Rikon||1994 - 1998|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Land Use, Planning and Enviromental Law Subsection||Chair||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2001 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|School District v. Private Business Owner||Compensation obtained for our client: $1,071,000|
|School District v. Land Owner||Compensation obtained for client: $3,450,000|
|City v. Land Owner||Compensation obtained for client: $2,260,000|
|California Eminent Domain Law Blog||Tug-of-War for Martins Beach Access: Possible Eminent Domain Case||2014|
|Los Angeles Lawyer||Condemnation Clauses in Real Estate Agreements||2005|
|Brooklyn Law School||N/A||law||N/A|
|San Francisco State Unv||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|
|Inverse Condemnation Program||Nuts and Bolts of Inverse Condemnation||2013|
|Eminent Domain from Start to Finish||Calculating Damages and Just Compensation: Appraiser Insights||2013|
|IRWA Chapter 1 Annual Valuation Seminar||How Does a Significant Change in Economic Conditions Affect Loss of Goodwill Calculations||2012|
|IRWA Chapter 1 RIght of Way Legal Issues in a New Era||Partial Takings - A Case Study of a Cooperative Resolution||2010|
|Eminent Domain||How to Succeed in Los Angeles Superior Court: Tales of Department 59||2008|