Harris Law Firm (“HLF”) represents a wide variety of governmental entities including cities, public housing authorities, school corporations, sheriff’s departments and sanitary districts. Our attorneys carefully develop a scope of work with our clients so that we can meet, or even exceed, expectations by serving as a trusted legal resource and zealous advocate, without interfering with the client’s duty to govern for the good people who have elected or appointed them. HLF provides legal counsel and representation on a variety of legal issues affecting local government including:

  • Board Governance (Robert’s Rules of Order, preparation of bylaws, Open Door Law compliance, etc.);
  • Access to Public Records Act (“APRA”) and Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) compliance;
  • Ordinance creation, enforcement and recodification;
  • Contract creation and negotiation, breach of contract actions;
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiation;
  • Litigation involving employees (EEOC, worker’s compensation, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, unemployment, etc.);
  • Real Estate (sale/acquisition, eminent domain, zoning, tax appeals, etc.)

Along with providing legal counsel to our clients on how to best minimize legal exposure and risk, our attorneys defend local governments and municipalities in complex litigation in state and federal court proceedings. Please contact Attorney Harris for more information at