Eminent Domain Attorneys & Staff

Cranfill Sumner has built an exemplary reputation by focusing solely on issues of eminent domain. With offices located in Raleigh, Charlotte and Wilmington, these North Carolina eminent domain attorneys are conveniently located throughout the state.

It’s All We Do.

George Autry, Jr.


Stephanie Autry


Jeremy P. Hopkins


Belinda Phelps

Senior Eminent Domain Case Manager

Experience. Results.

Focused on Protecting Private Property Owners Facing Land Condemnation.

Experienced Eminent Domain Lawyers

Since 1991, people who need a condemnation lawyer have turned to the practitioners at Cranfill Sumner. Between them, the eminent domain attorney practitioners at this firm have more than five decades of experience in this unique area of law. Unlike other lawyers that may practice in a number of diverse areas, CSH Eminent Domain Lawyers focus exclusively on issues of eminent domain. This means that clients who retain the practitioners at this firm receive the assistance of an eminent domain attorney who has earned a reputation for knowledge, skill and desirable results all within the area of eminent domain law.

Their colleagues in the legal profession recognize the expertise and the outstanding professional reputations of the attorneys at Cranfill Sumner. They are frequently invited to present continuing legal education seminars to attorneys, right of way professionals, and valuation experts at national conferences. Moreover, firm practitioners have published articles in numerous prestigious legal journals. The firm’s attorneys have also been named to the Best Lawyers in America list in the eminent domain and condemnation law fields consistently since 2007.

Success Driven By Results

Each North Carolina condemnation lawyer at CSH Eminent Domain has successfully handled hundreds of eminent domain actions. Some of these were high profile matters that received local or statewide media attention and resulted in settlements or verdicts of multiple millions of dollars. These eminent domain attorneys also take on smaller cases that may never make a headline. Regardless of how large or small the matter may be, each eminent domain attorney at this North Carolina law firm is prepared to fight for the rights of all business and property owners.

Through their mission to provide personalized, one-on-one attention to each of their clients, Cranfill Sumner has successfully handled cases for every kind of landowners and with every type of property. Whether the property in question is commercial, office, industrial, residential, or special use, the practitioners at this firm stand ready to provide reliable and effective legal counsel. With utmost resolve and extensive experience in all facets of eminent domain law, each condemnation lawyer at this firm is prepared to fight for maximum compensation for its clients.

Speak with an Eminent Domain Attorney at Cranfill Sumner. Call: (919) 863-8814

Lauren AtkinsAttorneys and Staff