MRJ is honored to serve those people who serve the public. Whether the target of a claim is an elected official, public servant, or political subdivision, we are prepared to initiate the best defense available to ensure the least interference with continued public service.
Our attorneys work with counties and cities to improve employment practices and create better compensation systems. We have defended political subdivisions, county commissioners, auditors, prosecutors, sheriffs, coroners, court employees, probation officers, public defenders, and many other local government officials, and employees.
We are prepared to assist and advise in challenges facing public officials, including:
Our team benefits from decades of experience in representing public officials. We know that the complicated structure and political sensitivities of local governments can impact decision making and litigation defense. We get it. We work with our clients to achieve optimum solutions that don’t result in incidental issues.
Over the last several months, we’ve been highlighting the ongoing debate between the federal circuits over whether Title VII of the Ci…Read More
On Monday, February 26, 2018, the 2nd Circuit became the second federal appeals court in the country to hold that Title VII of the Civil Rig…Read More
Following the passage of Ohio’s Fair Hiring Act, which became effective in 2016, public employers in Ohio are prohibited from asking a…Read More
Gary Roell, who suffered from chronic mental illness, caused a disturbance at his neighbor’s home in the middle of the night while exp…Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court was given an opportunity to expand the breadth of Bivens claims last month—instead, it reiterated its stance on…Read More