Ryan & Ryan has represented property owners of virtually all types of property including vacant property, single family detached, townhouse, apartment, retail commercial property, office property, industrial property, institutional property, and special use property. Ryan & Ryan practices throughout the state of Illinois.


Ryan & Ryan's goal in every case regarding eminent domain and just compensation is to maximize the award with the least amount of costs to our clients. Because of our experience, techniques and knowledge, we are able to settle 98 percent of our cases without a jury trial.


Ryan & Ryan welcomes the opportunity to meet with property owners and discuss the methods used to achieve just compensation for our clients.

Eminent Domain

Federal, state, and local government agencies have the power to take private property for public use. The power is conditioned upon the constitutional requirement that the government must pay “just compensation.”

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Condemnation is the process whereby your property is taken by the government against your will for a public project or the "public good."

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