Municipal Law practice requires mastery of a complex and growing body of statutory and administrative requirements and processes. Municipality governments and other local governmental agencies have many and various responsibilities and the law in this area covers a broad range of issues.
Kozloff Stoudt has significant experience representing Pennsylvania local agencies, applicants and developers in transactional as well as litigation matters. We have significant experience with:
- Municipal Financing – Bond Issues
- Condemnation (Eminent Domain)
- Rights of Way
- Tax Appeals
- Land Use – Zoning and Planning
- Municipal Contract Drafting and Negotiations
- Land Acquisition
- Budget Approval – Negotiation - Appropriation
- Sunshine Law and Open Records Law
- Zoning – Code Violations
- Sheriff Sale Purchases - Acquisition
- Civil Service Hiring – Testing - Procedure
- Insurance Protection (General Liability – Elected Officials – Errors and
Although some of our attorneys concentrate primarily on municipal law, we draw heavily on the knowledge of our entire firm when handling municipal law matters. We recognize the responsibility municipal governments have to their citizens and are committed to ensuring they have the legal advice to effectively represent those interests. Our attorneys have extensive experience as solicitors and special counsel. We have handled issues involving city pensions, legal investigations, real estate, employment matters, and labor negotiations. In addition, we have handled a wide range of municipal litigation matters ranging from use and zoning litigation to municipal tort claims and the defense of police departments and school districts.
Whether we are needed as general counsel on all legal matters or for a specific matter, we are happy to be of service. We are experienced, knowledgeable, and creative municipal law attorneys who pride themselves on providing effective and efficient resolutions to any legal matter.
To work with attorneys who have an in-depth knowledge of both the applicable law and the realities of the financial industry, please contact us by phone or email.
The Supreme Court recently issued the decision, Koontz v. St. John's River Water Management District which will likely impact how municipalities interact with developers. Click here for more details. >