Municipal and Government Services

municipal-and-government-services.jpgLynch Dallas, P.C.’s lawyers work closely with representatives of cities, counties, municipal utilities, municipal associations, and a range of governmental and quasi-governmental entities, providing a wide range of legal services.

Our solid public sector background has enabled us to become trusted counsel for local government leaders across Iowa. In addition to serving as general counsel with respect to specific matters, Lynch Dallas also provides city attorney services to a number of cities, providing day-to-day advice and guidance to elected and appointed officials and their administrative staffs.

We stay abreast of necessary legal requirements, keeping our clients informed and handling compliance matters so that they can focus on other important duties.

Our Municipal and Government Services practice includes:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Building and Construction Contracts
  • Building Codes
  • Civil Service Matters
  • Compliance with State and Federal Laws and Regulations
  • Drafting and Interpreting Ordinances and Resolutions
  • Drug/Alcohol Testing
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employee Benefits and Workers’ Compensation
  • Employee Evaluation, Discipline, and Termination
  • Employment Policies and Procedures
  • Environmental Matters
  • Insurance Litigation and Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Labor Relations, Collective Bargaining, and Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Media Relations
  • Municipal Code Enforcement and Nuisance Abatement
  • Open Meetings, Freedom of Information Act, and Open Records
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Policy Development and Review
  • Premises Liability and Chapter 671 Immunity Issues
  • Real Estate Transactions and Contract Review
  • Unemployment Fact-finding and Appeals
  • Utility Matters
  • 28E and Other Sharing Agreements