Economic Development Corporations and Municipal Law

Municipal entities, including Economic Development Corporations must navigate an increasingly complex landscape of state and federal laws and regulations. These legal issues often present significant challenges and are all too often unfunded. The Firm’s attorneys have extensive experience representing local governmental entities, more specifically Texas counties and cities. We provide both general counsel and special counsel services on all legal issues faced by counties and other local governmental entities. Our attorneys understand the full spectrum of legal issues Texas county officials confront every day. The Firm’s attorneys advise county officials in all areas of public law, including:

  • General and Outside Counsel to Counties
  • Open Government (Texas Public Information Act and Open Meetings Act)
  • Land Use, Development and Regulation
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Law and Infrastructure Needs
  • Elections Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Formation and Representation of Special Districts
  • County Operations

Municipal Law

City governments must navigate an increasingly complex landscape of state and federal laws and regulations while also addressing the needs of their citizens and constituents. The Firm serves Texas municipalities, large and small, across the state as General Counsel/City Attorney, as Outside Counsel or as Special Counsel. The Firm advises its municipal clients in all areas of public law, including:

  • City Attorney, Outside Counsel, Special Counsel
  • Municipal Operations (advising primary functions police, fire, utilities, etc.)
  • Zoning, Condemnation and Annexation
  • Land Use, Development and Regulation
  • Construction
  • Economic Development
  • Support of the Municipal Court
  • Ordinance and Policy Drafting
  • Employment Law
  • Open Government (Texas Public Information Act and Open Meetings Act)
  • Elections
  • Water & Utilities
  • Civil Litigation