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Michael I. Kehoe

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Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution & Mediation
  • Real Estate and Construction Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Eminent Domain and Inverse Condemnation
  • Valuation Litigation
  • Lease Renewal Valuations


Mr. Kehoe handles eminent domain and inverse condemnation cases for private and publicly traded companies, real estate investors, property management groups as well as homeowners whose properties were condemned and/or damaged by public projects. He has also represented clients in disputes involving government action impacting land use rights, permits, and entitlements. He advises clients on land use rights and permitting including but not limited to code enforcement and conditional use permits. On condemnation matters Mr. Kehoe has achieved outstanding results ranging from hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars above the public agency's first written offer to the property owner. He has successfully resolved cases even when the public agency denied any liability. Responsible for assembling and managing the litigation team, Mr. Kehoe also hires and manages outside experts used to value a business or property that is being taken.

In his general litigation practice, Mr. Kehoe represents Southern California-based business in disputes involving contract interpretation, enforcement, real estate, environmental contamination and employment matters. Read more about Michael I. Kehoe's client success stories and eminent domain lawsuits.


  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Moot Court, Distinguished Advocate Award
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Bar Admission

  • California

Past Positions

  • Honorable Jeffrey T. Miller, United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, Clerk

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Partner