The firm represents local governments in a broad array of issues that confront local governments including zoning and planning issues, tax objections, land acquisition, bidding, freedom of information act requests, open meeting requirements and more.
Tax Objections / Allocations
Our election lawyers represents public bodies, electoral boards and candidates relative to the rights, duties and obligations in the enforcement of appropriate election laws. The firm has substantial experience in drafting and promoting referenda, and in advising political and citizen committees.
The firm represents elected officials, government boards and local government entities in a broad range of general matters such as FOIA, Open Meetings Act and ordinance writing, and acts as liaison to special counsel.
The firm represents a number of local governments in responding to tax objections, addressing tax allocations between governmental entities and arising from special tax districts.
Pension / Benefits
The firm represents a number of governmental entities in their relationship with other governmental agencies through the negotiation, drafting and enforcement of intergovernmental agreements, including zoning and planning issues.
The firm represents governmental entities and individuals in claims involving pension and benefits owed and in resolving disputes.