Numerous Brown & Kelly lawyers have served as attorneys for towns, villages, public boards and housing authorities. As a result, Brown & Kelly has a solid history of providing a wide range of services to municipalities and the public sector.
Brown & Kelly represents municipalities in connection with zoning, land use and eminent domain matters as well as historic preservation regulations. We represent municipalities in the defense of real property tax assessments on commercial and industrial properties and were litigation counsel on a challenge to the largest municipal assessment in Erie County. We also provide guidance to municipal clients on the SEQRA process and other regulatory matters.
We defend municipalities against constitutional and civil rights claims, Article 78 proceedings, contract disputes and personal injury claims. We assist municipalities in interpreting and applying local codes and ordinances as well as drafting new codes and ordinances.