Throughout his career, Mr. Hill has been involved in all aspects of real estate law, representing developers, title insurance companies, lenders, and individuals. He has been involved in subdivision and condominium development and disputes, handling litigation concerning such diverse matters as claims of adverse possession and prescriptive easements, trespass, boundary disputes, and condemnation.
In the highly specialized area of condemnation and the law of eminent domain, Mr. Hill has represented governments and other condemning agencies, as well as private businesses and individual property owners. He has successfully prosecuted condemnation cases for the acquisition of property for public highways, bridges, public water and sewer projects and airports, including avigation (air space) easements, airport expansion and facilities, and natural gas pipeline easements. On behalf of property owners, Mr. Hill has recovered compensation from condemning authorities and negotiated alternative remedies.
His trial experience includes cases in St. Clair, Sanilac, Huron, Lapeer, Macomb, Chippewa, Wayne, Oakland and Saginaw counties. He has successfully handled appeals to the appellate courts of Michigan and prosecuted administrative matters with state and local agencies.