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The Law section is a combination of in-house railroad counsel, outside railroad attorneys, and other ARDA members focused on the large variety of legal matters relating to railroad real estate and development issues.
 

Officers

Chair

Vice Chair

Secretary


Laura Mona
Attorney
BNSF

                                               
David Drach
Attorney
                RRREC               
Lisa Altukhova
Attorney
Mohan Groble Scolaro, P.C.


 

Newsletter Features

NOVEMBER 2023 - Property Taxes Off the Rails:  Illinois Property Tax Classification of Intermodal and Transloading Facilities as Railroad “Operating Property”
NOVEMBER 2022 - Regulatory Update: Permit Reform Impacts on Rail Development 
OCTOBER 2021 -  Use of Eminent Domain by railroads: Getting real property rights you need and avoiding losing property rights which are expiring.
OCTOBER 2020 - Public Utility Crossings and the Model Utility Statute
OCTOBER 2019 - The Latest Noise on Nuisance Claim Litigation
AUGUST 2017 - Quick Reference Guide to Property-Based Regulations
SEPTEMBER 2016 - Environmental Land Controls, Deed Restrictions and Institutional Controls 
OCTOBER 2015 - A Deed for Right-Of-Way, or a Right-Of-Way Deed?