Municipal Law

Few law firms have the wealth of experience in representing Michigan municipalities as Thrun Law Firm. We have advised townships, cities, villages, and other governmental entities for over 50 years, making Thrun Law Firm uniquely qualified to provide legal services to Michigan's municipalities. Thrun Law Firm's municipal attorneys regularly assist municipal clients on a broad range of legal issues. Our attorneys are well versed in the laws affecting municipalities and bring a unique set of experiences and perspectives to every project and client. Using a collaborative approach, Thrun Law Firm provides expert legal counsel to municipal clients in an efficient, cost-effective manner.

Areas of Expertise

  • Annexation, Incorporation, and Consolidation Matters
  • Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities
  • Downtown Development Authorities
  • Drafting and Enforcement of Ordinances and Codes
  • Election Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Headlee Amendment and Truth-in-Taxation Matters
  • Intergovernmental Agreements
  • Labor, Employment, and Human Resources
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Municipal Finance
  • Opening Meetings Act
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Police and Fire Department Matters
  • Property Tax and Tax Tribunal Matters
  • Special Assessments and Public Improvements
  • Tax Tribunal