Government Claims Defense

Quinlivan & Hughes attorneys bring decades of experience to their defense of governmental entities. We frequently represent or have represented most units of government, including the State of Minnesota, townships, school districts, municipalities and many of Minnesota's 87 counties.

Our firm's experience in handling governmental lawsuits extends to a wide range of litigated matters involving governmental entities, including those related to the following subjects:

  • Data Practices Act
  • Open Meeting Law
  • Employment Law matters, including: EEOC and Minnesota Department of Human Rights charges; ADA lawsuits; actions under the ADEA; Whistleblower claims; and other employment law related claims
  • Public Official Errors and Omissions
  • Section 1983 civil rights
  • Land Use matters, including variance appeals, conditional use permit appeals, and environmental challenges
  • Government Vehicles
  • Joint Power Entity Defense
  • General Liability
  • Premises Liability

Our attorneys make frequent presentations on government law issues on such topics as:

  • Government Immunities
  • Land Use Claims
  • Employment Law
  • Township Law
  • County Law