Practice Area

Municipal Liability

Biedermann Hoenig Semprevivo offers comprehensive counsel to municipal entities in state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution forums.

Members of our team are actively connected with their local communities, having served as elected officials, prosecutors, and as municipal agency board members.

Our team is knowledgeable of all facets of municipal governance, including, but not limited to, legislative proceedings, budgeting, civil service, Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), interactions with state government and constitutional claims. We have successfully defended towns, cities, villages, counties, school districts and boards, public colleges, universities and other governmental agencies, in tort actions, constitutional challenges, construction defect claims, labor and employment matters, discrimination and harassment claims, sexual abuse claims, and Title VII and Title IX actions. We also represent municipal entities in matters involving risk management, insurance coverage, accident investigations, zoning, collective bargaining and labor relations, contract negotiation, capital improvement undertakings, and administrative investigations and proceedings. We further provide in-house training on risk management, insurance, civil rights and employment policies and practices.