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Matt Harriger

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Matt Harriger is an eminent domain attorney with extensive experience litigating large-scale infrastructure projects that impact rural, retail, commercial, industrial, and special-use properties. Matt has tried numerous condemnation jury trials and handled hundreds of administrative hearings before special commissioners. For three years after law school, Matt was an associate practicing commercial and property tax litigation at Hohmann, Taube & Summers, LLP. In 2003, Matt became and Assistant Attorney General in the Texas Attorney General’s Transportation Division, where he represented the State of Texas, primarily in condemnation cases. During his almost 10 years at the AG’s office, he was promoted to AAG VI and became Senior Attorney for the “Houston Team,” which primarily litigates condemnation cases anywhere between the Red River east of the DFW area all the way south to Galveston. As a Senior Attorney, Matt directly managed a team of seven attorneys and co-managed a team of 14 attorneys. Matt now represents property owners in condemnation cases all over Texas. Matt has obtained successful jury verdicts, judgments, commissioners’ awards, and summary judgments in counties across the State of Texas, and he also has some appellate experience in the courts of appeal. Matt is an Eagle Scout originally from Lubbock, Texas.

· J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2010)

· M.P.Aff., Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin (2006)

· B.A., University of Texas at Austin (2002)

Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, since 2017

·        State Bar of Texas

·        U.S. District Court: Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas

 Cherrywood Neighborhood Association, Steering Committee, Member

·        Project Influence: a deep dive, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2022

·        Project Influence, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Austin, Texas 2022

·        Streamline your Eminent Domain Case, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2021

·        Expert Witnesses in ED Cases: what you need to know about virtual hearings, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2020

·        Government Takings: fee vs easement takings, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2019

·        County Roads, Public Roads, and the State Highway System: is the State required to compensate political subdivisions?, IRWA Seminar, San Marcos, Texas, 2016

·        Condemnation Caselaw Update, CLE International Eminent Domain Super Conference, Austin, Texas, February 2016

MATT HARRIGER

Partner

Matt Harriger is an eminent domain attorney with extensive experience litigating large-scale infrastructure projects that impact rural, retail, commercial, industrial, and special-use properties. Matt has tried numerous condemnation jury trials and handled hundreds of administrative hearings before special commissioners.

For three years after law school, Matt was an associate practicing commercial and property tax litigation at Hohmann, Taube & Summers, LLP. In 2003, Matt became and Assistant Attorney General in the Texas Attorney General’s Transportation Division, where he represented the State of Texas, primarily in condemnation cases.

During his almost 10 years at the AG’s office, he was promoted to AAG VI and became Senior Attorney for the “Houston Team,” which primarily litigates condemnation cases anywhere between the Red River east of the DFW area all the way south to Galveston. As a Senior Attorney, Matt directly managed a team of seven attorneys and co-managed a team of 14 attorneys. Matt now represents property owners in condemnation cases all over Texas. Matt has obtained successful jury verdicts, judgments, commissioners’ awards, and summary judgments in counties across the State of Texas, and he also has some appellate experience in the courts of appeal. Matt is an Eagle Scout originally from Lubbock, Texas.

· J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2010)

· M.P.Aff., Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin (2006)

· B.A., University of Texas at Austin (2002)

Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, since 2017

·        State Bar of Texas

·        U.S. District Court: Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas

·        Project Influence: a deep dive, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2022

·        Project Influence, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Austin, Texas 2022

·        Streamline your Eminent Domain Case, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2021

·        Expert Witnesses in ED Cases: what you need to know about virtual hearings, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2020

·        Government Takings: fee vs easement takings, CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Houston, Texas 2019

·        County Roads, Public Roads, and the State Highway System: is the State required to compensate political subdivisions?, IRWA Seminar, San Marcos, Texas, 2016

·        Condemnation Caselaw Update, CLE International Eminent Domain Super Conference, Austin, Texas, February 2016

Cherrywood Neighborhood Association, Steering Committee, Member