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Government Relations, Administrative Law & Public Policy

From its inception, Roberts & Stevens has represented local governments, agencies and municipalities. Our government and public policy attorneys assist clients in finding creative strategies to meet their needs at every level of government.

Our government and public policy attorneys also provide counseling, transactional, litigation, and advisory services for individuals, organizations, and companies that have business or disputes with government bodies.

Types of Services

  • Administrative law
  • Construction litigation
  • Contract preparation and review
  • Easements
  • Eminent domain & condemnation
  • Employment law and personnel matters
  • Environmental law
  • Ethics
  • Representation of issuers in local government financing
  • Public records
  • Government contracts & procurement
  • Government relations
  • Law enforcement
  • Litigation
  • Ordinance preparation
  • Policy preparation
  • Property acquisition
  • Public housing
  • State and federal grants
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Zoning and land use

Types of Clients

  • Businesses, individuals and organizations doing business with governments and agencies
  • Municipalities and counties
  • Regional authorities
  • School boards

Memberships & Awards

  • Carolinas Council of NC/SC Housing Authority
  • North Carolina Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Section: Government and Public Sector Law
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Ranking
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Ranking

Update Regarding COVID-19

To our clients, colleagues, and friends: The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. Like many of you, we are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact it is having on everyone in our community and around the world. As the level of concern surrounding the virus heightens, we feel a strong responsibility to minimize any potential risk within the community. To that end, we are following guidelines recommended by the CDC – from implementing and maintaining diligent sanitation and custodial practices to minimizing person-to-person contact – while ensuring that all of your legal needs continue to be met with the same client service you are accustomed to receiving from Roberts & Stevens. At this time, our offices remain open, with many of us connected remotely. However, in support of social distancing, we are asking clients, if at all possible, to schedule phone conferences instead of coming to the office. Thank you for your support and cooperation. Let us know if you need us. We are here.