Beery, Elsner & Hammond, LLP has more expertise and experience in key areas of local government law than any other private firm in Oregon.
Municipal Law & Governance. Expert general
advice on public meetings, public records, election law, constitutional law,
Land Use & Development Review. Experienced
in land use matters including development review, appeals, and enforcement
of conditions, and codes.
Property Acquisition & Real Estate
Transactions. BEH attorneys prepare, review, and negotiate
key provisions in complex purchase and sale agreements, and financing agreements.
Telecommunications Law & Utility Franchising. Pam
Beery is a recognized expert and has represented local governments
in franchise administration, cellular facility siting, and renewal negotiations
with cable providers.
Public Finance & Infrastructure Financing. BEH
is well versed in local budget law and legal issues associated with infrastructure
Employment Law. BEH attorneys negotiate with
labor organizations, advise local governments on the provisions
of the Fair Labor Standards Act, etc.
Litigation & Administrative Law. BEH
attorneys routinely handle appeals at the Land Use Board of Appeals, Court
of Appeals, and litigation in federal and state courts.
Water Law. BEH practice areas include water law and municipal water rights.
Municipal Water & Electric Utilities. BEH
has extensive experience dealing with legal issues that pertain to the planning
and construction of water treatment plants, intake, storage, and transmission
Urban Renewal & Economic Development. BEH
advises its municipal clients on urban renewal issues, enterprise zones,
reimbursement districts, and other strategic financing options.
Recreation & Hobbies. BEH attorneys and staff relishing leisure activities.