Our attorneys at Behrend & Ernsberger, P.C. have advised governmental clients and private citizens who do business with or who have matters pending before local government in a wide variety of Municipal law matters.

  • Administrative hearings
  • Government procurement/contracting (competitive bidding & Requests for Proposals)
  • Zoning & Land Use
  • Public employment, labor & benefits
  • Election law
  • Real Estate tax assessment matters
  • Local taxation
  • Municipal liens
  • Sunshine Act & Right to Know Matters
  • Pennsylvania State Ethics Act
  • Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreements
  • Inter-municipal liquor license transfers
  • Municipal claims/liens
  • Ordinance drafting
  • Training of public officials and employees
  • Parliamentarian/Roberts’ Rules of Order issues for local governing bodies
  • Local code enforcement matters
  • Qui Tam matters (Federal False Claims Act & local government fraud whistleblowers)
  • Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act litigation
  • Federal civil rights litigation
  • Civil drug nuisance abatement actions