Eminent Domain & Land Use


Meghan S. Largent Named to Missouri’s 2023 POWER List in Commercial and Consumer Law by Missouri Lawyers Media

Lewis Rice member Meghan S. Largent was named to Missouri Lawyers Media's POWER List in Commercial and Consumer Law for the second consecutive year. The POWER List is a regular feature examining the most powerful attorneys in commercial and consumer litigation. Selections were made based on attorney interviews and records of verdicts and settlements. The list includes attorneys who have won notable jury trials, achieved significant settlements in both class action suits and individual claims, and helped to set important precedents that shape the law.

To read more about the POWER List, or to read about Meghan's impressive career, click under "Resources" below. Please note, this link is accessible only by Missouri Lawyers Media subscribers.

Meghan represents landowners nationwide pursuing takings claims against the federal government for the taking of their property without just compensation. She litigates cases in the United States Court of Federal Claims on behalf of those whose property was taken by the federal government pursuant to the National Trails System Act, which authorizes abandoned railroad lines to be converted to public parks. In these rails to trails takings, Meghan focuses on both proving the taking has occurred as well as establishing the value of the property that was taken. Her goal is to obtain compensation from the government for land taken for the public recreational trail.