SKM has a longstanding and proud tradition of providing counsel to government, particularly on the municipal and local level. Our attorneys have vast experience and are able to provide invaluable insight on the varied, complex and sensitive issues facing municipalities and government agencies in today’s environment.
SKM has served as counsel for numerous federal and state agencies, towns, counties, public authorities and individual government officials. We have also utilized our expertise in governmental affairs in aid of clients that have required assistance in their relationships with government.
SKM provides creative and sophisticated litigation services that have achieved success for the firm’s municipal clients. In addition to our unique expertise in representing governmental clients faced with construction disputes, the firm has served as counsel to governmental clients in civil rights matters, contract disputes, employment-related claims, environmental matters, landlord-tenant disputes, tort defense and a variety of other matters involving challenges to governmental authority.
Government Contracting and Procurement:
SKM's attorneys are recognized authorities in the field of governmental contracting and procurement. We are extremely knowledgeable in the rules and laws governing the procurement of goods and services by government at the federal, state and local levels. SKM has utilized this knowledge in providing pre-procurement counsel to our governmental clients in matters such as the drafting of specifications for large public works projects, as well as in bidding and procurement disputes.