Government Law

Overview

 We represent public bodies and administrative agencies in high-profile and complex government litigation and advise them on the most difficult and vexing issues.   

Our Experience

  • Litigation: 
    • Representing governments and agencies on land use, voting rights, election, antitrust, Freedom of Information Act, employment, conflict of interest, condemnation, and taxation challenges  
    • Successfully defending government entities and public officials against constitutional challenges relating to the First Amendment, procedural due process, substantive due process, equal protection, takings, and the Commerce Clause  
  • Administrative Proceedings: 
    • Representing government bodies and individuals before numerous administrative boards at both the State and local level  
    • Representing before boards of adjustment, boards of license, inspection and review, planning boards, boards of election, the Delaware Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board, the Delaware Public Service Commission, and the Delaware Department of Labor  
  • Special Counsel: 
    • Serving as special counsel for more than a dozen municipalities, two counties, and six state agencies  
  • Leadership: 
    • Headed by Max Walton, a well-known first chair litigator and frequent speaker on constitutional and election issues  
    • Along with Matt Boyer, serving as counsel for the State of Delaware in the landmark case of New Jersey v. Delaware before the United States Supreme Court 

Representative Experiences

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