Public Sector Litigation

Our litigators provide services to a wide variety of entities in the public sector including local governments, school districts, municipal utilities, Joint Action Agencies, and Intergovernmental Entities. We have a depth of experience few firms can match. That experience extends to arbitrations, state court proceedings and federal court litigation. We work hard with our public sector clients and their insurers to achieve their goals by litigating cases quickly and economically.

  • Land Use and Zoning Litigation

    Including condemnation cases and defense of zoning appeals

  • Ordinance Enforcement

    Including prosecution of OWI

  • Real Estate Litigation

    Including litigation of adverse possession, title claims, and other property-related disputes

  • Municipal boundary disputes

    Including disputes related to annexation and consolidation

  • Right of Way Disputes

    Including utility relocation litigation

  • Employment Litigation

    Including defense of harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour claims

  • Labor Litigation

    Including grievances and labor arbitrations

  • Education Litigation

    Including claims related to student discipline and students with disabilities

  • Contract Disputes

    Including disputes related to intergovernmental agreements, employment contracts, license agreements, and service contracts

  • Insurance Defense

    Including defense of municipalities and other governmental entities in constitutional, employment, land use, and civil rights cases

  • Utility Litigation

    Including rate cases, service territory disputes, and representation before the Wisconsin Public Service Commission

  • Intellectual Property

    Including fair use and disputes regarding software and technology licenses

  • Appellate Litigation

    Including briefing and oral arguments in high-stakes appeals in state and federal appellate courts

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Including mediation and arbitration to resolve disputes without trial

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