There are more than 2400 local government entities in Pennsylvania that need, expect and deserve quality legal services, just as private sector business has come to expect. CF+W is in the business of delivering quality legal services to the public sector. It is our business, not an afterthought. With more than 20 years of experience serving local government, the lawyers in the municipal group serve as solicitor for many municipalities, as special counsel on difficult employment, zoning and real estate matters, and are prepared to deliver knowledgeable, practical advice to counties, townships, boroughs, cities, authorities and their various administrative bodies on personnel, contracts, Act 2 Brownfields, condemnation, blight, zoning, land use, due process rights, finance, budgets, ordinances, and administrative hearings. With extensive knowledge of the codes governing municipal entities and the constitutional considerations, the attorneys work to prevent issues through a thoughtful approach to problem solving, but are equal to the task of litigating matters in the federal, state courts when necessary.

Our municipal team advises and defends clients on a variety of issues, including the following:

  • Federal Civil Rights
  • Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act
  • Public Official Liability
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Premises Liability
  • Police Professional Liability
  • Labor & Employment Matters
  • Board Governance