Government Relations/Public Sector

govtService personnel like police and fire, public entities like schools and parks, and bodies of government all have unique legal needs.

 

Our attorneys are poised to help. We’ve led the way in solving contract disputes, in assisting with economic development and in drafting legislation. Our civil attorneys have the skill and experience to assist you with any government relations and public policy needs.

 

To see more specifically how we can help, click on any of the topics below. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation today.

 

Local Government Counseling

The firm has a long history of representing local, political subdivisions on a wide range of practice areas such as public meetings and public records issues, zoning and land-use planning, financing, drafting legislation, water and sewer construction and regulation, annexation, employment/labor issues, tax levies and administration, economic development initiatives, airport and seaport operations and police and fire department contracts.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Teresa L. Grigsby
David M. Smigelski
Joan C. Szuberla
Cheryl F. Wolff
Lisa E. Pizza
Jennifer A. McHugh
Truman A. Greenwood
B.Gary McBride

Public and Administrative Law

Spengler Nathanson enjoys a rich history representing public clients in Northwest Ohio, including school boards, port authorities, park districts, municipalities, counties, townships, airport authorities, and more. Our firm has been home to two former City of Toledo Law Directors, a former counsel to the Ohio Department of Commerce, and a former State Senator. We know the legal problems confronting local public bodies both as lawyers and as participants in the political process.

 

From general counseling, to labor and employment matters, to zoning, land use and eminent domain, to civil rights defense, to contract disputes and public contracting questions, to administrative appeals, and to general litigation at all stages of the litigation process, the firm is equipped to handle ever manner of legal issue that may confront a public body today.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:

Teresa L. Grigsby
David M. Smigelski
Joan C. Szuberla
Cheryl F. Wolff
Lisa E. Pizza
Jennifer A. McHugh
Truman A. Greenwood
B.Gary McBride

Public Policy Advocacy

At times it is in the best interest of the client to collaborate and work with government entities to either resolve problems without litigation or advocate a change in policy or promote a particular project. Our experience and outstanding relationship with government officials both at the state and local level is unmatched.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Truman A. Greenwood

State Legislative, Regulatory and Budget Issues

The firm can provide assistance with state legislative and administrative issues, issue advocacy and legislation structuring and strategies. A number of our partners are registered with the Joint Legislative Ethics Commission as Legislative and Executive Agency lobbyists.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Truman A. Greenwood

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