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Municipalities and governmental bodies encounter many diverse legal issues. Halloran & Sage is one of Connecticut’s leading law firms in representing municipalities and government agencies. Over the last 70 years, we have represented more than half of Connecticut's 169 cities and towns. We have served in the capacity of town attorney and special counsel, and have represented various municipalities and their officials, both directly and by virtue of insurance coverage.

Our extensive experience in this field ensures that we fully understand the nuances of municipal law, including the defenses available to our clients and the means by which they may avoid potential liability. In the complex and varied field of municipal law our clients benefit from the breadth and diversity of our firm. Whatever the client's legal needs, we are able to assemble a team of knowledgeable professionals. Our services include representation of municipalities and their officials, boards, commissions and employees in administrative proceedings and in litigation in both state and federal courts. We provide a full range of services based upon the municipality's needs.

With our experience and resources, we are uniquely qualified to help municipalities and their officials address the broad and challenging array of issues they face.

Rep Matters

Local entitlements to facilitate 850+ parking garage with attendant office\retail\residential mixed use development as part of the Yale New Haven Hospital Cancer Center project in New Haven, CT also negotiated related utility easements, improvement maintenance agreements and leasing.

Represented municipal entity in the negotiation and acquisition of golf country club including management agreements, town meeting requirements and environmental transfer issues

Representation of municipalities during revaluation of real property and defense of town in subsequent assessment appeals for residential and commercial properties including personal property appeals.

Representation of municipalities in the collection of tax and sewer liens and FOIA proceedings.

H & S Obtains Favorable Result in Environmental Matter

Successful Outcome/ Representative Reported Decision: Picco et al. v. Town of Voluntown, et al, Conn.(2010)

Robert Rhodes Obtains Favorable Judgment For Town of New Milford

Presnick v. Town of Orange

CRRA v. Wheelabrator

H & S Obtains Approval for an On-Site Wastewater Treatment System

Uniroyal Chemical Company v. Town of Middlebury, 2006 WL 962210 (2d Cir. 2006)

H & S Obtains a Summary Disposition of Claims Against Municipal Client

Brown v. East Haddam, 2000 WL 536156 (2nd Cir. 2000).

Counsel for Superfund Litigation