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Areas of Practice


Government & Public Litigation

Overview

Starnes Davis Florie has represented a significant number of governmental entities in a wide array of litigation. The firm's attorneys are adept at navigating the unique complexities faced by any public entity involved in litigation. From the most complex disputes to the most minor issues, our lawyers have the skill and commitment to meet the specific needs of a governmental or public body involved in litigation.

In particular, Starnes Davis Florie has vast experience representing municipalities. The firm has been recognized as outstanding in the field of municipal litigation. Counties and municipalities are being sued by individuals more often. Representing the Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation and the Alabama League of Municipalities, the firm has litigated cases involving but not limited to class actions seeking to invalidate sewer connection fees, tobacco tax ordinances, and other class certification litigation challenging the constitutionality of city ordinances, §1983 claims including excessive force and unlawful employment practices, train crossing accidents, storm water drainage issues, and sign ordinances. The firm has a comprehensive knowledge of local laws and ordinances and uses a proactive approach to representation that has proven to be effective and efficient.