Dependable Support For Municipal And Local Governments
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, provides New Jersey municipal and county governmental entities with general legal counsel on all aspects of the burgeoning number of legal issues facing local public entities. Our municipal attorneys provide comprehensive, quality professional advice in the many areas of the law affecting government at the local and county levels.
How We Provide Counsel To Municipalities
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, attorneys have assisted clients with their duties and objectives, including:
- Public meetings
- Prepared resolutions, ordinances and contracts
- Negotiations, including labor negotiations and arbitration
The firm has also successfully provided extensive legal services to its governmental clients in the acquisition of property for open space and redevelopment and in the defense of tax appeals challenging the assessment of real property. Our municipal attorneys are experienced in providing representation to governing bodies, planning boards, redevelopment agencies and zoning boards of adjustment, as well as in assisting public entities in the privatization of publicly run facilities.
We Are Attentive And Experienced
In municipal law, more than in virtually any other legal specialty, experience makes an enormous difference. Our municipal attorneys have extensive knowledge in the numerous statutory schemes applicable to local governments, including:
- The Local Public Contracts Law
- The Open Public Meetings Act
- The Open Public Records Act
- Local Lands and Buildings Law
- Municipal Land Use Law
- Local Redevelopment and Housing Law
- Local Budget Law
- Local Fiscal Affairs Law
Municipal legal matters frequently involve at least one, and sometimes several, of these laws. Our experience encompasses virtually every facet of the current legal environment for municipalities. In-depth, hands-on expertise in their nuances and implications is an invaluable asset to our municipal clients.
If a municipal matter requires specialized counsel, our firm can efficiently render the necessary expertise as part of a multidisciplinary team. Our attorneys collaborate across legal areas, including in public finance law, government affairs, environmental law, labor law and litigation.
Overcome The Challenges Of Municipal Law
The legal environment for municipalities has never been so complex and challenging. As they have for decades, the attorneys of DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, stand ready to provide thoughtful, practical and comprehensive legal advice, strategies and recommendations. Complete our intake form or call 201-928-1100 for a consultation.