Our municipal attorneys counsel local governmental agencies, including cities, townships, counties, downtown development authorities, utility authorities and transportation authorities in environmental regulation, insurance, health care, telecommunications, employment, zoning and planning and finance. We represent many local and municipal jurisdictions, and we serve as coverage counsel for a major Michigan municipal self-insurance pool. Services include:

  • Legal advice and counsel to governing bodies, boards, commissions and departments
  • Drafting resolutions, ordinances, contracts and other legal documents
  • Attendance at governing body meetings and meetings of municipal boards, commissions and committees
  • Preparation of policies and procedures to standardize government operations and ensure that our municipal clients act within the law
  • Representing municipalities in labor negotiations
  • Advising municipalities regarding financial matters
  • Assisting agencies in zoning and land use law, including zoning, dispute resolution and litigation
  • Responding to Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act inquiries
  • Working with local agencies in arriving at cooperative arrangements with other agencies regarding the most efficient manner of providing public services
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