Fraser Stryker has a national expertise in the areas of eminent domain and right of way acquisition. For the past decade, we have represented numerous clients seeking to access public and private rights of way in order to construct metropolitan and intercity communications networks. Our attorneys routinely handle federal and state eminent domain proceedings, including all such litigation on behalf of Nebraska's largest retail electric utility. We also have extensive experience in drafting and negotiating franchises, licenses, ordinances, permits, authorizations, rights of way, easements, and other approvals with numerous public and private landowners throughout North America. In connection with those efforts, we have developed a strong working relationship with the staffs of hundreds of state and local governmental agencies. Our litigation group has successfully defended numerous cases throughout the country, including multidistrict class actions challenging the use of right of way by telecommunications providers and other utilities. We have organized defense groups, coordinated experts, and litigated key issues at both the trial and appellate levels.