Governments

Schaerr|Duncan attorneys have represented numerous municipal, state, and foreign governmental entities, including about half of the States either as a party or as amici curiae, as well as numerous government officials in a wide variety of legal areas - including Free Exercise and Establishment Clause, Free Speech, section 1983, taxation, environmental, Eighth Amendment, prosecutorial liability, voting rights, redistricting, elections, civil procedure, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, evidence, public employee, expert qualification, sovereign immunity, qualified immunity, and federalism cases.

Select governmental clients include:

  • States of North Carolina, Utah, Idaho, Louisiana, Alabama, and Alaska (as parties)
  • Approximately half of the fifty States (as amici curiae)
  • Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee of Utah, along with dozens of U.S. Senators (as amici curiae)
  • New Orleans District Attorney's Office
  • Sheriff of Orleans Parish
  • Louisiana Department of Corrections
  • Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Louisiana Department of Revenue
  • Board of Commissioners of Warren County, Ohio
  • Former Illinois Governor George Ryan
  • Republic of Ecuador
  • Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands

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Schaerr|Duncan lawyers have handled and won cutting edge cases in state and federal courts around the country, including eight cases in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Clients who choose Schaerr|Duncan receive the highest quality representation without the conflicts and inefficiencies inherent in big-firm law practice.