Municipal Law & Finance Lawyer Glens Falls

Municipal law refers to the collection of laws and rules governing the operation of municipal corporations, including counties, cities, towns and villages. Our firm acts as general counsel for a number of towns and villages and is retained by numerous other municipalities to represent them on a variety of matters.

In representing our clients, our lawyers practicing in this area:

  • Negotiate collective bargaining agreements with public employee union and non-union bargaining units
  • Provide legal services, including acting as bond counsel, in connection with financing capital projects through the issuance of bonds and bond anticipation notes
  • Prepare and review a wide variety of contracts including construction contracts and inter-municipal agreements
  • Provide general advice regarding operation of the government
  • Advise governmental boards including planning and zoning boards
  • Provide a full range of legal services concerning our clients’ responsibilities under various Federal and State laws

We also represent our municipal clients in various litigated matters, including:

  • Public Employment Relations Board matters
  • Arbitrations regarding employee grievances, disciplinary hearings under the Civil Service law
  • Real estate tax assessment proceedings
  • Local law enforcement
  • All types of discrimination claims
  • Unemployment insurance claims

Please feel free to contact any of our attorneys who engage in this practice: