Litigation for Governments
The attorneys at Riley & Jackson, P.C. have significant experience advocating on behalf of local governments in all types of litigation and negotiation. As exclusive counsel for Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale, the firm handles all EEOC claims, administrative claims, Title VII litigation, civil rights litigation, worker’s compensation claims, litigation involving statutory construction and enforcement, injury claims, and other litigation, administrative matters, and contractual matters that arise naturally from the daily operation of the largest sheriff’s office in the state. In addition to advocating on behalf of our governmental clients, the firm also works to identify areas of concern that may expose municipalities or counties to unnecessary risks of litigation and to develop strategies to minimize the exposure.
Riley & Jackson currently represents Jefferson County, Alabama and various other counties and municipalities in Alabama in litigation against opioids manufacturers and distributors. The firm is also representing the City of New Orleans in litigation over unpaid taxes against the online travel company industry.