In Need of a Municipal Lawyer in Montgomery or Bucks County?

The municipal lawyers in our Doylestown and Norristown law offices work with townships and boroughs, zoning hearing boards, municipal authorities, and other government agencies. They also support other concerns like bond counsel to government agencies and authorities, contract negotiation and advice on public contract and bidding matters, representation of government agencies on organizational and regulatory matters, drafting of municipal ordinances, land use and zoning matters, and litigation.

Our law firm provides Municipal Legal Services and Government Legal Services, including:

Zoning, Subdivision & Land Development

Our municipal lawyers have significant experience in many southeastern Pennsylvania counties, including Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Berks Counties. Our familiarity with local governmental bodies and other approval agencies in each of these counties enhances our ability to advocate for the needs of our land estate development and municipal clients.

Code Enforcement

High Swartz attorneys assist zoning and code enforcement officers in interpreting and applying the building code and other general code of ordinance provisions. Along with advising the municipality on enforcement options for violations of those ordinances, they also will represent the municipality in the enforcement action.

Eminent Domain & Condemnation Proceedings

Our municipal lawyers have assisted political subdivisions in multiple condemnations and inverse condemnation proceedings related to construction easements, road widenings, public facilities and park land, airports, and other public uses.  In addition, they've provided representation in these matters before boards of view, courts of common pleas, and appellate courts.

Environmental issues

The municipal law team stands at the forefront of Pennsylvania municipalities' environmental issues. It provides preemptive practical and technical legal advice in drafting legislation and regulations and guiding compliance with environmental laws that impact local governments.

Employment and Labor Law

High Swartz attorneys have extensive experience advising and representing local and state government agencies in employment matters. In addition, we advise local municipalities on hiring, evaluating discipline, and firing employees.

Municipal Litigation

Our municipal lawyers have extensive experience handling arbitrations, hearings, trials, and appeals for municipalities, cities, and other political subdivisions as solicitors, conflict counsel, and special counsel.  These disputes are litigated in numerous forums and before judicial or quasi-judicial bodies such as arbitration panels, local hearing boards, boards of view, state administrative law judges, state hearing boards, courts of common pleas, trial courts, and appeals courts.

Right to Know

Our Bucks County and Montgomery County municipal lawyers guide municipalities, school boards, zoning hearing boards and other governmental agencies and boards in all areas related to compliance with the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law and Sunshine Act. In addition, we work with municipalities, school boards, and agencies to ensure that their regulations and Right to Know Officers remain current with the latest changes in the law and Office of Open Records’ rulings.

Contact High Swartz Municipal Lawyers today. Having dedicated Local Government Lawyers on your side will provide you with the peace of mind you deserve when the need arises.


Municipal & Government Law Attorneys

David J. Brooman

David J. Brooman | Environmental Lawyer | High Swartz

David J. Brooman has more than three decades experience in environmental law, zoning and land use development, and environmental litigation.

Gilbert P. High Jr.

Gilbert P. High Jr. | municipal and estates Attorney | High Swartz Attorneys at Law

Municipal Law Attorney Gilbert P. High handles land development, zoning litigation, tree law, estate planning, easements, and rights of way.

Thomas E. Panzer

Thomas E. Panzer | workers' attorney | High Swartz doylestown pa

Municipal, Zoning and Workers' Compensation Attorney focusing on administrative litigation, land use, and all aspects of Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claims, litigation, and settlements.

Richard C. Sokorai

Richard C. Sokorai | litigation Attorney | High Swartz Attorneys at Law

Richard Sokorai is an equity partner at High Swartz. He focuses on civil litigation, personal injury, and environmental law as an attorney.

Matthew T. Hovey

matthew t hovey montgomery county attorney at High Swartz attorneys for law

Matthew T. Hovey, Esq. is a Montgomery County municipal attorney practicing out of our Norristown law office.

William F. Kerr, Jr.

William F. Kerr, Jr. | real estate Attorney | High Swartz montgomery county pa

Real Estate Attorney William F. Kerr focuses on land use, zoning, real estate title issues, eminent domain, and real estate code compliance.

Glen-David Schwarzschild

glen schwarzschild real estate tax attorney high swartz attorneys at law

Glen David Schwarzschild's law practice concentrates in the areas of real estate, real estate tax appeals, land use, and related matters.

Mark R. Fischer Jr.

Mark Fischer | Litigator in Montgomery County PA

Mark Fischer represents businesses in breach of contract, payment collection, construction defect, & consumer protection disputes in PA and NJ.

Michael A. Luongo

Michael A. Luongo business litigation attorney in High Swartz's doylestown law office

Bucks county Business Litigation attorney Michael A. Luongo also practices personal injury, criminal defense, and in our PA municipal practice.

Sean G. Livesey

sean livesey | montgomery county real estate attorney

Sean G. Livesey Is a Montgomery County real estate attorney primarily focusing on real estate matters, which includes zoning and land development. He also consults with local businesses on property acquisitions, leasing, and real estate tax liability.

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