General Counsel

The firm has extensive experience in providing day-to-day legal advice to public sector clients such as cities, counties, school districts and other forms of local government. In our capacity as general counsel to our various local government clients, we provide consultation, advice, and representation in the following areas and topics:

  • Policy Development
  • Ramifications of Proposed Legislative or Administrative Actions
  • Public Bidding and Procurement
  • Drafting Revised Statutes and Proposed Legislation
  • Drafting Ordinances, Regulations, and Interlocal Agreements
  • Real Estate Purchase Contracts, Easement Acquisitions
  • Property Acquisitions, Zoning, Condemnation

The experience in our Government Practice group embraces a wide variety of specialties. We provide regular day-to-day advice on matters involving student rights; teacher tenure; certification; employment issues, including FMLA, ADA, and wage and hour disputes; open records and open meetings law; special education matters arising under Kentucky Administrative Regulations and IDEA; taxation and creation of nonprofit foundations; FERPA; general regulatory compliance; cable law and cable regulation; franchise negotiations; and board management issues.