Our team of attorneys is accomplished in municipal matters and provides a vast array of knowledge in such areas as contracts, procurement, construction law, employment law, land use and planning, code and ordinance drafting, and municipal court prosecution. We provide our clients with advice that is innovative and individualized to each City.
Regardless of size and geographical location, the proper utilization of economic development tools can stimulate growth, stabilize or increase the tax base, generate employment, and control development. The Firm is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of tax abatement, tax increment financing, freeport exemptions, foreign trade zones, hotel occupancy taxes, Type A and Type B economic development corporations and sales taxes, and more.
We represent clients at all levels of state and federal litigation, from commencement of suit through appeal at the highest levels, including the Texas and United States Supreme Courts. Our firm has a rich tradition of providing defendants and plaintiffs alike with successful and valuable legal representation.
Our firm is proud to represent transportation authorities in various on-going compliance and regulatory issues. Our work regularly includes representing transportation authorities in matters such as contract negotiations, procurement, local regulations, land use, eminent domain, and condemnation. Our firm also routinely interprets, counsels and assists transportation authorities with compliance of federal regulations.
The law firm of Nichols Jackson is a Dallas-based full service law firm whose practice is almost exclusively devoted to the representation of Texas municipalities and other local governmental entities. The Firm was initially formed in 1895, making it one of Texas’ oldest and most respected law firms. For over fifty-five years, Nichols Jackson has represented cities and other types of political subdivisions in all matters. Our attorneys are uniquely qualified to offer focused personal and professional legal representation for public sector clients regarding routine and complex legal problems.
Our litigation and appellate work includes the following areas:
Constitutional challenges to ordinances
Defense of claims of deprivation of constitutional rights