Municipalities and other governmental units are frequently involved in a wide array of lawsuits and other civil litigation matters.

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.  Civil litigation matters handled by High Swartz attorneys include, but are not limited to disputes regarding the following:

  • Assessment of liens
  • Award of public contracts and public bidding process disputes
  • Civil rights and discrimination claims
  • Code enforcement proceedings, including but not limited to maintenance, nuisance, zoning matters
  • Construction defect, delay and Prompt Payment Act claims
  • Eminent domain and condemnation proceedings
  • Enforcement of liens
  • Environmental law and environmental hearing board appeals
  • Independent investigations derived from employment or other complaints
  • Injunctions
  • Ordinance challenges
  • Public utility commission matters
  • Real estate, deed covenant and easement disputes
  • Road vacation cases
  • Zoning and land use appeals
  • Tax assessment appeals and immunity disputes
  • Tort claims

If you're facing a lawsuit that requires civil litigation, talk with our municipal law attorneys. They can address your issues.

Municipal Litigation Attorneys

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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