For more than 35 years, Teague Campbell has dedicated itself to the unique needs of clients in the public sector.

In addition to serving as in-house counsel to local governments, our attorneys have extensive experience defending municipalities and counties in litigated matters giving us a unique perspective on the needs of those entities and the issues they face. Our team represents cities, counties, and a variety of other public entities across the state at the administrative, trial, and appellate level. Our attorneys also serve as general counsel to public licensing boards and in project management capacities for entities within state government. We have provided additional information below about our approach and service options but welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs in more detail.

At Teague Campbell, our attorneys work as a team using their collective experience and institutional knowledge for the benefit of our clients. Relationships are the cornerstone of our culture and we are invested in a genuine understanding of each client’s long-term goals and short-term needs. We prioritize responsiveness and transparency and work closely with our clients to craft solutions to their unique challenges.

With offices located in Raleigh and Asheville, our Public Sector Services team can handle a variety of matters across the state. If we are unable to handle the request, our list of referral partners is tried and true.

  • Assist with recruitment, hiring and training for local government officials
  • Code enforcement
  • Consultation and risk assessment in real time
  • Consultation and support for emergency service providers, law enforcement agencies and public health departments
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
    • Our team is experienced in addressing acute concerns regarding negligence; premises liability, professional liability; constitutional claims, including false arrest and imprisonment and use of force; emergency response and pursuit; wrongful death; health care professional liability; employment law; workers’ compensation; insurance coverage; eminent domain (including direct and inverse condemnation); property tax appeals and constitutional law matters.
  • Economic development
  • Elections Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • General Counsel services for cities, towns, and counties
  • General Counsel services for Licensing Boards
    • Review complaints against licensees; make recommendations on appropriate disciplinary actions; assist in judicial proceedings; draff legislation; navigate the administrative rule making process, and conduct public meetings.
  • Governance and Local Board Consultation
    • Open Meetings Law; ethics and conflicts of interest; quasi-judicial hearings; questions of statutory authority.
  • Insurance and coverage issues
  • Land use, planning and zoning services
  • Ordinance drafting and review
  • Property tax appeals
  • Public records request compliance
  • Workshops, trainings, and in-service