Government Services

Throughout their respective careers, Clark Quinn attorneys have not only provided governmental affairs representation to our clients before the Indiana General Assembly and various Indiana political subdivisions, including cities, towns, municipal entities, boards and commissions, but our attorneys have also provided on-going counsel, advice and assistance to representatives of those governmental entities, also known as Municipal Law.

Governmental Affairs

 Navigating government rules, regulations and the legislative process can be a daunting task.  Fortunately, Clark Quinn attorneys and the professionals at Clark Quinn’s affiliated entity, Clark Quinn Public Affairs, LLC have vast experience representing clients in complicated matters before governmental bodies. 
 
Our work in a variety of industries provides our clients the benefit of having broad experiences and thorough working knowledge across all legislative and political disciplines.  Our governmental affairs experience includes representing clients in the following industry sectors: energy, utilities, education, agriculture, financial services, telecommunications, insurance, natural resources, environmental regulations, health care, real estate and housing, community development, hospitality/alcoholic beverage law, gaming, and life sciences.
 
Protecting the interests of our clients and helping them improve their business through government and political relations is the foundation of this practice group.  We are an engaged, hands-on team of professionals who value integrity, honesty and hard work.

Municipal Law

In the important role of outside counsel, Clark Quinn has successfully teamed our lawyers with public sector clients to provide project related assistance.  Clark Quinn attorneys have also served in an on-going role with various subdivisions, providing day-to-day operational guidance.
 
Though each public sector client has unique needs, representative projects and subject matters include:

  • Open Door Law compliance
  • Public Notice Advertising compliance
  • Compliance with public bidding and public works laws
  • Personal Service Agreements
  • Grant application and awards processes
  • Ordinances revision and modernization
  • Ordinance creation, including zoning ordinances
  • Board governance issues
  • Policy revision
  • Board of Public Safety prosecution and appeals
  • Compliance with ethics ordinance and guidelines
  • Annual budget adoption
  • Tax levy appeals
  • Tax abatement
  • Tax Increment Finance/Economic Development District creation
  • Interlocal Agreements

 
Clark Quinn’s strength in providing representation to public sector clients includes understanding the importance of providing high quality, timely service while being cognizant of the unique budgetary and timing constraints placed on public entities.  The depth and variety of experiences of Clark Quinn attorneys provide for flexible and responsive attention to any public sector client, from the smallest political subdivision to the largest of Indiana’s cities.
 
For more information about the Firm’s governmental services practice, please contact Robert B. Scott, John B. “Bart” Herriman, Michael P. Maxwell, Jr. Russell L. Brown or N. Davey Neal