We’ve worked for NJ Local & State Governments

A core group of our attorneys, all with distinguished careers in public service, have made governmental law one of the hallmarks of CQ’s practice. We understand the way government works, because we’ve been there. We have been judges, town administrators, prosecutors, and ethics committee members. We can help you find the relevant government agency and the proper department to address your needs, and work with you to move as quickly as possible toward your goal.

Experienced as General and Special Counsel

We act as general and special counsel to a number of New Jersey municipalities and public agencies, including the Town of Kearney where we serve as Town Attorney. Clients rely on our legal guidance regarding all facets of municipal and agency law including:

  • Administrative issues
  • Budgets
  • Contracts
  • Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) requests
  • Elections
  • Employment disputes
  • Environmental regulatory compliance
  • Finance
  • Leasing
  • Litigation
  • New Jersey Tidelands counsel
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)
  • Open meeting and public record requirements (OPRA)
  • Ordinances and resolutions
  • Public bidding process
  • Public official representation
  • Public utilities
  • Real estate acquisition, development and disposal
  • Representation before administrative, state, federal, and circuit courts
  • Tax appeals
  • Zoning and planning boards