Illinois Municipal Law, Civil Rights, and Federal Court Attorneys
At Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo in Peoria and Springfield, Illinois, we understand that municipal law matters can differ greatly from other areas of law. If, as a representative of a local entity, you are in need of corporate counsel to assist with municipal transactions or tort liability issues, you want a team of lawyers with extensive area knowledge and the ability to comprehensively address all matters.
Contact the municipal law attorneys of Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo to gain the assurance that comes from securing a firm with the knowledge and experience you need.
Our firm's attorneys have served as corporate counsel to state and local government entities. Our experience has positioned us to assist in a variety of municipal transactions, including the following:
- Redevelopment projects
- Real estate acquisition
- Public contracting
- Ordinance drafting and adoption
- Employment issues
- Municipal liability defense
We work to obviate the need for costly litigation by anticipating client concerns, addressing important matters, and providing mediation and arbitration services for clients on all levels of the state and federal court system. We work efficiently and effectively to resolve matters.
Municipal Tort Liability
Whether the matter is related to negligence, willful misconduct, or personal injury claims, we at Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo have broad experience representing different municipal entities, including counties, cities, townships, park districts, and school districts. We have experience in defending municipal liability cases and a strong knowledge of defenses available under the Tort Immunity Act.
As strong personal injury defense lawyers, we have the edge, experience, and knowledge needed to achieve positive outcomes for our municipal clients.
Civil Rights and Discrimination
Our lawyers have extensive experience defending police officers, jail staff, government employees, as well as cities, counties, townships, and other municipalities in civil rights and discrimination cases. We offer strength and professionalism in our litigation services to our clients involved in various civil rights and discrimination-related cases:
- False arrest
- Excessive force
- Deadly force
- Police pursuits
- Jail conditions
- Strip searches
- Public employee termination cases
- Suits under civil rights laws for conspiracy with state actors
At Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo, our litigators provide exemplary service, representing railroad companies under the Federal Employer's Liability Act, the Safety Appliance Act, and the Boiler Inspection Act. We keep up-to-date on relevant matters such as repetitive stress and wearing out of railroad components. We are proud to maintain active involvement with the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel and the Association of American Railroads.
To obtain more information on securing Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo as corporate or municipal counsel, contact us today.