Overview

The Town Governments, Departments and Authorities practice group at Pullman & Comley offers a wide range of legal services to assist municipalities with their unique responsibilities and challenges. 

Pullman & Comley’s attorneys have been involved as volunteers and elected officials at the municipal, state and federal levels, giving us a practical perspective in representing our clients.

Members of the firm’s Town Governments, Departments and Authorities practice currently serve as town counsel and special counsel to several municipalities providing representation on issues ranging from interpretation and revision of charters and ordinances to labor and employment matters, zoning and land use planning and compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements.

Providing Valuable Resources to Municipalities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Connecticut municipalities have come to rely upon Pullman & Comley for a full range of legal services and advice.   As the coronavirus continues, we recognize the additional pressure placed on local governments and the numerous issues they face related to opening schools safely, COVID-19 vaccines and the workplace, assistance with applications for federal funding and potentially lasting cuts to education and infrastructure.

We invite you to subscribe to our blogs, which may provide you with additional guidance on a number of key topics:

  • Working Together provides commentary and insights from the attorneys of Pullman & Comley’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Law practice on workplace topics including labor and employment law, counseling and training, litigation, immigration law and union issues, as well as employee benefits and ERISA matters; and 
  • Education Law Notes covers legal matters that pertain to public school districts, private schools, colleges and universities ranging from issues in academics, labor and employment and gender equality to disability rights, social media, bullying and administrative policies and procedures. 

Visit our website’s Covid-19 Resource page for links to the latest alerts and webinars providing guidance on key issues of concern to municipalities and other clients. A recent sampling of these include:

WORKING TOGETHER WEBINAR SERIES: - Part III: Trends, New Law and Guidance in Employee Benefits, and Recent Developments in Union Organizing and Negotiations

BUSINESS LAW ALERT: What’s New this Week with PPP Loans? Deadline for Eligible Borrowers is March 31, 2021 – January 25, 2021

WORKING TOGETHER: When Push Comes to Shove: Should Employers Require Their Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?– January 26, 2021

WORKING TOGETHER: US DOL Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Electronic Workplace Posters and Telemedicine under the FMLA – January 11, 2021

WORKING TOGETHER: EEOC Issues Guidance on Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates – December 18, 2020

BANKRUPTCY ALERT: New Bankruptcy Relief Provisions Brought to You by the 2021 Federal Appropriations Act – December 31.2020

MUNICIPAL LAW ALERT: Governor Lamont Restores Municipal Tax Relief Programs for January 2021 – December 21, 2020

REAL ESTATE ALERT: Executive Order 9L Extends All CT Executive Orders Until February 2021 – November 17, 2020 

To ensure that you receive invites to upcoming webinars and mailings on key topics, please register to be added to our mailing list. 

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