Government services

Public law


Whether a client needs assistance with lobbying, economic development incentives, procuring government contracting, applying for tax credits, or navigating issues in the complex legislative landscape, McDonald Hopkins’ Public Law Practice Group can help.

We bring together attorneys who have a broad range of experience working in the government arena, whether as elected public officials at the county, state or local level or as counsel to individuals, businesses, nonprofits and local, state and federal government entities. Our experience with government relations combined with our legal expertise and deep bench strength across multiple practice areas and markets allows us to provide insightful legal solutions and guidance to our clients. We also utilize our solid relationships with public officials and their staff in a strategic and effective matter, whether we are lobbying for change in a policy or ensuring a fair and effective procurement process.

Our services in the area of public law include:

  • Campaign finance and election law
  • Economic incentives
  • Government contracting and procurement
  • Municipal law and ethics
  • Public finance
  • State and local lobbying
  • Tax credits