Local Government

Nielsen Merksamer has for many years been at the forefront of major issues arising between the State and local governments. These include fiscal policy, taxation, health and human services programs, public safety, land use and environmental issues. The firm represents numerous local jurisdictions, including counties, cities, and special districts, as well as the statewide organizations acting on behalf of those entities, both before the Legislature and in litigation. Nielsen Merksamer has also served as counsel to statewide initiative campaigns on behalf of local jurisdictions.