Public Sector Litigation

Photo caption: We represent many public sector clients such as police departments, school systems, and city councils.


The attorneys in our firm who practice in the Public Sector Law area are very knowledgeable about all aspects of the powers and liabilities of county, state and local governments. We defend public entities against all charges and claims. If a plaintiff files an appeal, we will represent the public agency or corporation at the state or federal appellate level. For more information about our public sector legal defense practice, contact our Atlanta law firm, Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, LLP.

Our Public Sector Clients

We represent public entities at all levels throughout the state of Georgia. Our clients include:

  • Housing authorities
  • Members of city councils and county commissions
  • Police chiefs and officers
  • County sheriffs and deputies
  • Jail and prison employees
  • Road superintendents
  • School systems and districts
  • Teachers and other school employees
  • Publicly owned utilities

Our Cases

We have handled a wide range of matters involving public agencies and governments. Typical cases include matters such as:

  • Constitutional issues related to local ordinance and state business regulations
  • Zoning disputes
  • Police pursuits and high-speed chases
  • Charges of excessive force by jailers and wardens
  • Municipal liability over the operation of utilities such as gas, electricity, and water

Our Approach to Public Sector Law

Our public sector litigation practice helps clients reduce their risk of lawsuits by advising them about best practices in employment and other agency operations. We keep them informed about the probable outcome of a case involving their school district, water utility, or police department. Our practice stands on our commitment to quality, our understanding of the special laws related to public entities, and our long-standing relationships with our clients and the community. To learn more, contact a public sector litigation attorney at the Atlanta firm of Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, LLP.