Jason Barbato

Top rated eminent domain attorney in Los Angeles, California

BDG Law Group
Jason Barbato
BDG Law Group

Practice Areas: Eminent domain, Civil litigation, Appellate; view more

Licensed in California since: 2014

Education: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

BDG Law Group

10880 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1015
Los Angeles, CA 90024 Visit website


An attorney at BDG Law Group, Jason J. Barbato focuses his practice primarily on eminent domain cases. His firm’s main office is situated in Los Angeles, California, and he represents people, businesses, and governmental bodies throughout the greater metropolitan area and other parts of the state. Admitted to practice in California since 2014, Mr. Barbato is also admitted to practice in Oregon as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

In his eminent domain practice, Mr. Barbato has represented owners of real property that are the subjects of proposed takings for public use as well as the applicable government agencies. His work has included the negotiation of fair compensation, partial takings, pre-condemnation planning, claims of lost goodwill relating to businesses that are being displaced, the acquisition of lands for sewer and power line projects, litigation, and the reduction of compensation for property that has been contaminated.

Mr. Barbato attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a member of the school’s marching band and received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and geography magna cum laude. He remained on campus for his legal education at the UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, and he served on the UCLA Law Review and the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy before obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2014.

Practice areas

Eminent domain, Civil litigation: defense, Appellate, Environmental

Focus areas

Appeals, Environmental law

  • 60% Eminent domain
  • 20% Civil litigation: defense
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Environmental

First Admitted: 2014, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.bdgfirm.com/attorney/jason-j-barbato/

  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California, Honors: Top Honors in Employment Law, Land Use Law, Environmental Law, and Negotiation Theory
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • For Now, Locals on Their Own to Implement Sanctuary State Bill, Los Angeles Daily Journal, October 31, 2017
  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California, Law Review: UCLA Law Review, Managing Editor, Law Journal: UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Articles Editor
  • Top 10 Updates to the California Family Rights Act Regulations, Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 3, at p. 45 (Winter 2015) 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California 
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Admitted to the Oregon Bar., 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Admitted to the California Bar., 2014
Educational Background:
  • Mr. Barbato graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA with majors in Economics and Geography., 2010

Office location for Jason Barbato

10880 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1015
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: 310-470-6110


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

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