Transacting the public’s business is a process often laden with legal questions, issues, and controversies. Sound legal guidance is essential to informed decision making and the effective functioning of municipal government. We’re proud of our long history of service as solicitors and advisors to townships and boroughs and of the reputation we’ve earned for providing straightforward, practical advice.

General

  • Borough and township solicitorships
  • Zoning and code board representation

Employment- and Labor -Related

  • Police, fire and employee contract negotiations
  • Disability law
  • Employment discrimination defense (EEOC/PHRC)
  • Preventive advice (handbooks, policies and problems)
  • Public-sector labor law (bargaining, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charge defense)
  • Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation defense
  • Wage and hour (Fair Labor Standards Act/state minimum wage)

Litigation

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Civil trial practice in state and federal courts
  • Labor and employment law
  • Grievance processing