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RD has extensive experience in governmental representation. For nearly 50 years, we have provided counsel to numerous Illinois governmental bodies in various roles including Municipal Attorney, Municipal Prosecutor, District Attorney, General Counsel, Special Counsel, Advisor, and Consultant. With in-depth insights in a myriad of issues that impact government entities, our governmental representation team is committed to providing transparent, innovative, and cost-conscious legal services for every client.  RD has handled virtually every issue currently facing municipalities, including assistance with the following:

  • General Municipal Law
  • Litigation
  • Land Use, Development & Zoning
  • Real Estate
  • Eminent Domain
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Environmental Law
  • Public Finance
  • Contracts
  • Intergovernmental Agreements and Shared Services
  • Purchasing
  • Labor and Employment
  • Utilities, Franchises and Telecommunications
  • Public Safety: Fire and Police Departments
  • Local Liquor Control Commissioners
  • Prosecutorial Services
  • Administrative Adjudication Process
  • Other Specialty Areas

RD takes pride in the role as a trusted advisor and strategic partner for its municipal clients. We recognize that our clients face unique challenges and risks associated with diverse business transactions and disputes. We stand ready to resolve those situations reflecting clients’ values, risk profiles, legal and business objectives, and short and long-term priorities. RD seeks to provide excellent representation for all clients ensuring they are following the law and are serving the needs of their employees and the residents of their municipalities.