General Counsel Services

Hefty Wiley & Gore serves as general counsel to cities, counties, and towns in Virginia. As general counsel, our attorneys advise our clients on a wide range of legal issues in:

Council and Board Meetings

  • Meeting Rules and Procedure
  • Closed Sessions
  • Virginia Freedom of Information Act

Local Government Administration

  • Ordinance and Resolution drafting and review
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Public Procurement
  • Labor and Employment Issues
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Disposition
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act
  • Blight Remediation
  • Economic Development
  • Sovereign Immunity
  • Administrative Inspections and the Virginia Property Maintenance Code
  • Construction law

Land Use

  • Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendments
  • Subdivision Regulation and Code Enforcement
  • Proffer Negotiations
  • Board of Zoning Appeals