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The demands on you as a local government lawyer are as diverse as the kinds of legal matters you are expected to handle. Thomson Reuters Practical Law has the legal “know how” resources to help you meet those unique challenges. Practical Law’s straightforward practice guidance is created and kept current by a team of more than 290 full-time attorney-editors with years of practice experience and subject-matter expertise.

Key content of interest to local government lawyers includes:

  • Coronavirus and Pandemic Response
  • Section 1983 Defense
  • Personnel/Labor and Employment
  • Eminent Domain
  • Regulating Telecomm Facilities
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Sign Code and First Amendment Issues
  • P3 and Municipal Finance
  • Contracts and Commercial Litigation
  • Buying and Selling Real Estate

Overcome your biggest challenges with Practical Law

Embrace being a

jack-of-all trades

Efficiently handle your matters using expert-written practice guidance that will get you up to speed quickly and confidently

Do more with less


Practical Law’s succinct, straightforward know how content can act as a force multiplier to help you effectively accomplish more in less time

Manage lost

institutional knowledge

Lean on the how-to guides and practitioner tips of our team to help replace the lost institutional knowledge from retirements and frozen budgets