3d 515 (Utah Ct
Justin Matkin is a member of the firms commercial litigation group with an emphasis onP Plitigation andP Prelated matters. He has represented clients in more than 200 eminent domain matters including litigation seeking to condemn property for high voltage electrical transmission lines, highway and road expansions, utilities, railroad and light rail, dam and water treatment facilities, sewer, oil, gas, and water pipelines, airport expansions, avigation easements, billboards, and telecommunication facilities among others. P While many of his clients are landowners who are subject to having their property rights condemned, Mr. Matkin also represents condemning authorities in eminent domain proceedings.
In 2010, Mr. Matkin served on Eminent Domain Subcommittee to rewrite the Model Utah Jury Instructions. P He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation 2016 edition. P Mr.
Matkin has also been continually recognized for his expertise in the area of eminent domain law byP Mountain States Super Lawyers, andP Utah Business PmagazinesP (2005-2015) in real estate. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Matkin was lead counsel for right-of-way acquisition for a new petroleum products pipeline constructed from Salt Lake City, Utah to Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr.
Matkin also represents clients in general commercial litigation and contract disputes and in many real estate related matters, including easement and access issues, real estate purchase contracts, development agreements, zoning and land use, and water rights. Reported Cases: Khalsa v. Ward, 101 P. 3d 843 (Utah Ct. App 2004); CCD, L. C. v.
Millsap, 116 P. 3d 366 (Utah 2005); DElia v. Rice Development, Inc. , 147 P. 3d 515 (Utah Ct. App. 2006); Cincinnati Ins. Co. v.
AMSCO Windows, 921 F. Supp. 2d 1226 (2013); 2014 WL 6679589 (10th Cir. Nov. 26, 2014); Utah Department of Transportation v. Carlson, 332 P. 3d 900 (Utah 2014).