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Local Government Law

SSE&C provides legal services to counties, county agencies, state authorities, municipalities, and municipal authorities throughout the State of New Jersey. For nearly 50 years, the Firm has been actively involved in representation and litigation matters on behalf of urban and suburban public clients large and small.

The Firm regularly advises public entities on both general and specialized legal needs. Among our services, we attend public meetings, consult daily with elected and administrative officials, review and prepare contracts, resolutions, and ordinances, and negotiate agreements with public employee union representatives.

SSE&C attorneys have extensive experience in litigating public sector matters such as the defense of civil rights claims of all kinds in the state and federal courts, Title 59 defense, all aspects of employment litigation, election matters, planning and zoning matters, commercial and construction litigation, and specialized litigation going to the proper exercise of governmental authority.

We have successfully represented public sector clients in hundreds of proceedings before the state and federal courts of New Jersey (through and including the appellate and Supreme Courts of New Jersey and the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals), the Office of Administrative Law, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Public Employment Relations Commission, and arbitrators. Notwithstanding the Firm’s wide experience, our attorneys seek to avoid litigation. We pride ourselves on being easily accessible to our clients and proactively providing advice and counsel designed to avoid litigation and legal problems, while zealously safeguarding each public entity’s legal rights.

The Benefits of Having SSE&C Work For You

  • Quality

    Our team has accumulated well over 100 years of combined experience representing clients in all of their legal needs. Our experience has allowed us to produce results in line with their goals and objectives. There is no substitute for experience.

  • RECOGNITION

    Our team is consistently recognized in the legal community as thought leaders and pacesetters. Our distinctions include Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Martindale Hubbell AV ratings and New Jersey Law Journal’s New Leaders of the Bar.

  • EFFICIENCY

    Efficiency and outcome are more important than hourly rate. More than a century worth of combined experience has allowed us to deliver results with an eye towards our client’s bottom line.

  • ACCESSIBILITY

    Our clients are never far from being face to face with our legal team, as we pride ourselves on offering complete access to our attorneys and staff. We have established a significant presence in New Jersey, with offices in Whippany and Mount Laurel, and serve our New York clients from our Madison Avenue office.

  • Quality
  • RECOGNITION
  • EFFICIENCY
  • ACCESSIBILITY

Our team has accumulated well over 100 years of combined experience representing clients in all of their legal needs. Our experience has allowed us to produce results in line with their goals and objectives. There is no substitute for experience.

Our team is consistently recognized in the legal community as thought leaders and pacesetters. Our distinctions include Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Martindale Hubbell AV ratings and New Jersey Law Journal’s New Leaders of the Bar.

Efficiency and outcome are more important than hourly rate. More than a century worth of combined experience has allowed us to deliver results with an eye towards our client’s bottom line.

Our clients are never far from being face to face with our legal team, as we pride ourselves on offering complete access to our attorneys and staff. We have established a significant presence in New Jersey, with offices in Whippany and Mount Laurel, and serve our New York clients from our Madison Avenue office.

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Whippany Office
100 South Jefferson Road, Suite 200, Whippany, New Jersey 07981
Tel: 973.301.0001 | Fax: 973.993.3152