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Public Law

Finding the right solutions.

Husch Blackwell’s Public Law team advises local governments, elected and appointed officials, and businesses on complicated matters of public law. Our law firm draws on our industry experience, skilled advocacy and political relationships to assist clients with government-related projects and disputes from beginning to end.

Our public law team understands the political complexities of representing the government and those who do business with the government. Our innovative solutions respect those realities while advancing client interests effectively and efficiently.

Our guidance to clients in the public law sector includes:

  • Civil rights litigation
  • Condemnation representation
  • Constitutional tort disputes
  • Easement drafting and negotiation
  • Election law litigation
  • Investigations
  • Municipal financing
  • Open Meetings Act
  • Public contracting
  • Public Information Act
Alerts | April 20, 2021
Texas Court Rules Water Authority Must Pay Damages for Exceeding Contractual Rights

Amarillo Court of Appeals panel rejects Canadian River Municipal Water Authority’s argument it acted under a “color of right.”

Alerts | August 07, 2020
Texas Court Rules County Is Not Immune from State Fine for Violating Water Code

Fourteenth Court of Appeals holds that the Legislature unambiguously waived counties’ governmental immunity for certain Water Code violations.

News Releases | July 27, 2022
Smitha Chintamaneni Joins Husch Blackwell's Milwaukee Office

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Smitha Chintamaneni has joined the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group as a partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office.