We have a thriving Government Relations Practice Group. We advise and represent a number of government agencies on a vast array of subjects. From advising our government clients on everyday operational issues to drafting and reviewing legislation to representing them in litigation, we strive to meet all of the needs of our public sector clients.
For more than 20 years, the governmental law attorneys at Means Gillis Law, PC, have been providing legal counsel and litigation services to government entities and officials in Alabama and Georgia. We assist government units and departments with personnel matters, legislative matters, business transactions, and legal defense of liability claims.
Our government law attorneys serve as general counsel or as special co-counsel to state and municipal government, including city governments, individual government departments, county governing boards, legislative subcommittees, sheriff’s departments and police departments, and solid waste authorities.
Government Law Attorneys with Experience
The governmental law attorneys at Means Gillis Law, PC, include former judges, judicial law clerks, staff assistants to United States Congress members, and assistant attorney general.
Government Law Clients
Over the years, our public sector clients have included:
The government law attorneys at Means Gillis Law, PC, provide legal counsel to state, city, and municipal governments on personnel matters to prevent employment problems and to defend against employment-related litigation, including:
The government law attorneys at Means Gillis Law, PC, provide legal opinions on the legality and constitutionality of bills under consideration by legislative subcommittees and governmental authorities, and advise government units when proposed business practices violate state or federal laws.
Government Contracts and Business Transactions
In our role as general counsel, our governmental lawyers handle routine government legal transactions, advising on business practices and bidding policies, reviewing and negotiating contracts, and protecting the interests of local and state government.
Our attorneys have considerable experience representing city, county, and regional solid waste authorities in connection with solid waste transfer station construction and financing, landfill sitting and approvals, and inter-governmental agreements.
Litigation Defense of Government Entities
We work proactively with government clients to avoid costly litigation, but when lawsuits arise, our lawyers are able defenders in the courtroom on such issues as:
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