Mr. Tensfeldt is a trial lawyer with experience in property rights litigation of many kinds. Within the past two years, Brett has served as co-counsel in two significant eminent domain jury trials in which multi-million-dollar verdicts were achieved. Mr. Tensfeldt has further been instrumental in working with clients and valuation experts to obtain substantial settlements in cases that were resolved short of trial. Brett has not represented the government or other condemning authorities (for example, natural gas pipeline or electrical transmission line companies), only property and business owners.
Mr. Tensfeldt has experience representing clients in both large and small cases statewide. He has appeared in the courts of 11 Florida counties. His experience includes representing owners in jury valuation trials, as well as at the various proceedings associated with litigation in eminent domain, inverse condemnation, Bert J. Harris Act claims, and appeals.
Mr. Tensfeldt has twice been appointed by the President of the Florida Bar, and currently serves, on the Bar’s Eminent Domain Committee. He has also presented at Florida’s Annual Eminent Domain Conference. Mr. Tensfeldt is a proud affiliate member of Owners’ Counsel of America, a nationwide network of eminent domain attorneys dedicated to defending property owners. You are invited to learn more about Owners’ Counsel of America at www.ownerscounsel.com
Mr. Tensfeldt is a graduate of Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida (B.S., Political Science and Communications, 2013). He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia (J.D. 2016). Mr. Tensfeldt was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2016 and is also admitted to practice before the United States Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.