AKFM is a boutique San Diego law firm that specializes in eminent domain, inverse condemnation, and real property litigation. The partners in AKFM collectively have over 80 years of professional experience in handling every aspect of condemnation law from initial contact by a public entity, through relocation, administrative hearings, trial, and appeal.

AKFM represents clients in all areas of real property law, including transactions and litigation. Transactional work includes land use and entitlement, zoning issues, subdivision map approval, acquisition and development, purchase and sale, ground leases and building leases, financing and construction issues. Litigation includes alternative dispute resolution, trial and appellate work involving real estate broker liability, boundary disputes, enforcement of covenants conditions and restrictions, negative servitudes, easements and rights of ways, title, insurance bad faith, construction defects, landlord tenant relations, and real estate related business and partnership disputes.

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In 2005, AKFM won a jury verdict of $42 million in favor of Pardee Homes against the Solana Beach School District in an eminent domain proceeding where the District made a pre-litigation offer to purchase the 16.12 acres for $19 million.