Defending a good name

Feb. 2, 2020 CHESAPEAKE — Every year or two, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers warned the Peterson family against building new doctors’s offices on their commercial corner at the entrance to the Deep Creek Bridge. Every few years, the Petersons asked the same question and got the same assurances.  The Corps promised a fair…

Owners Counsel Elects Baker

February 4, 2018 Waldo & Lyle is pleased to announce the election of Joshua E. Baker as Virginia’s Representative for Owners Counsel of America, an exclusive national organization of eminent domain attorneys.   Baker, who has practiced for 12 years with Waldo & Lyle, has been named as the Virginia member of the Owners Counsel…

Haste on Pipeline

Even as the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) grinds into action through western Virginia, vigilant Waldo & Lyle attorneys have planted doubts in the mind of a federal judge about the competence of the utility’s planning. Attorney Stephen Clarke spotlighted avoidable mistakes in the plans for the the natural gas pipeline in a two day hearing…

End Run Quashed

On April 25, 2017, the front page of the Roanoke Times reported on the way Waldo & Lyle blocked the City of Roanoke from pressuring Walker Foundry to surrender land for a greenway that threatens to shut down the plant. Walker Foundry retained Waldo & Lyle when the City of Roanoke threatened to take a…