Bond has a long history of representing municipalities in New York State with an array of services to meet their varied and sophisticated needs.
Our public sector roster includes over 300 municipalities, including villages, towns, cities and counties as well as other public sector entities, such as public benefit corporations and numerous public authorities – housing, industrial and special districts.
Drawing upon the experience of more than 55 attorneys, Bond provides smart and effective counsel to address the varied and sophisticated needs of its municipal clients. We have extensive experience advising public sector boards and commissions in matters of:
- Bond Counsel/Public Finance
- Eminent Domain
- Energy Law
- Environmental Law
- Government Relations
- Labor and Employment
- Municipal Dissolution, Annexation, Consolidation and Shared Services
- Special Projects
- Tax Assessment
- Zoning and Planning
Bond represents municipalities in all aspects of administrative and regulatory proceedings and has extensive experience in formal adjudicatory hearings. We also advise municipalities on the development and implementation of comprehensive plans and public works projects including landfills, water and wastewater treatment plants. Our attorneys address all aspects of municipal infrastructure project development and review, including applications for state and federal environmental permits, establishment of improvement districts and the adoption of needed local laws such sewer use laws.
Furthermore, as part of our extensive experience in representing municipalities, school districts and other public entities, Bond has substantial experience in leases of public property and financing on either side of the transaction.