Local Government

Due to its extensive and widespread experience, our local government team understands the specific challenges facing local governments in Western North Carolina.  Our team includes attorneys that have served as City Attorney, interim City Attorney, and Mayor for the City of Asheville.  Due to this experience, our attorneys have a valuable perspective that makes them uniquely qualified to advise public entities, including local governments and public authorities, on the issues particular to them, including tax-exempt financing, employee policies and grievances, and compliance with applicable state laws.

  • Representation in state and federal court related to bond matters, public safety, real estate, and general liability
  • Employee and personnel management, including drafting employment policies, advising and representation related to employee grievances, and state and federal litigation
  • Planning and advice on issues specific to local governments, including economic development strategies, tax-exempt financing, and compliance with federal, state, and local laws
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