practice group

school & governmental

School & education

Our attorneys represent various public school districts and provide advice on a variety of issues relevant to education, including personnel and employment matters, Freedom of Information Act Requests, tenure, discrimination laws, contract review, procurement law and compliance with other state and federal laws and regulations applicable to educators and administrators.

Tad T. Pardue
Ryan E. Galloway


Attorneys in our firm regularly represent property owners, whether individuals or corporate entities, in eminent domain or condemnation proceedings initiated by federal, state, and local government agencies. As part of our representation of a local utility, we also prosecute condemnation actions.

Timothy L. Edelen
Tad T. Pardue

governmental entities

Our firm’s vast experience representing governmental entities includes serving as general counsel for one of the region’s largest electric, water, sewer and fiber optic service utilities. Our attorneys are experienced in providing legal services to such governmental entities in litigation, employment matters, condemnation and land acquisition, and compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and also provide the customary business services afforded to all corporate clients.

George E. Strickler
Timothy L. Edelen
Elizabeth W. Sigler
Lucas W. Humble
Ian A. Loos