The city has named law firms that will be eligible for handling city litigation that is not handled by the city attorney's office.
The City Council is to consider a resolution on Tuesday, Aug. 22, that "authorizes the Office of the City Attorney to engage the following law firms for legal services in general litigation matters; corporate, transactional & intellectual property matters; labor & employment matters; and government relation matters for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018:
General Litigation Matters: Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC; Frost Brown Todd LLC; Luther Anderson, PLLP; Miller & Martin, LLP; and Tidwell, Izell & Richardson.
Corporate/Transactional/Intellectual Property Matters: Autumn Witt Boyd; Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP; Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.; Hagler, Bruce & Turner; Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; Amanda N. Jelks (Jelks Law); Katie King Law; King & Spalding; Miller & Martin, LLP; and Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP.
Labor & Employment Matters: Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.; and Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP.
Government Relations Matters: CivicPoint