Burke Burns & Pinelli, Ltd. has had the privilege over the years to serve as outside counsel to a number of Illinois municipalities. Our BBP municipal law attorneys counsel clients on the full range of matters arising in Illinois local government, from everyday administrative and essential statutory compliance issues tocontract and labor negotiations and complex real estate development projects.
Municipal governments encounter a multitude of situations and issues requiring experienced, skilled legal analysis, counsel, and representation. Our BBP municipal law attorneys assist clients with all aspects of government operations, including:
Our BBP attorneys have served as outside counsel on general corporate matters for a number of local municipalities over the past 15 years, including:
For the past 15 years, partner Mary Patricia Burns and other BBP attorneys have represented the Village of Bridgeview and its Board of Trustees on a wide range of matters, including:
In addition to providing day-to-day counsel on a wide variety of matters, Ms. Burns represented the Village on all aspects of its development and construction of Toyota Park, a 20,000-seat stadium that hosts professional soccer, concerts, and other events on a year-round basis. BBP partner Mark Jamil also works closely with the Village on stadium-related and real estate development matters, including the negotiation of contracts for naming rights, stadium events, the implementation of RFPs or other forms of solicitations, and the acquisition and development of real estate including various commercial and retail projects.
Our BBP litigation attorneys also defend the Village of Bridgeview in personal injury lawsuits relating to alleged injuries sustained at Toyota Park. We have successfully represented the Village in numerous such cases in state court, as well as a multi-party civil RICO action in federal court.
BBP attorney and founding partner Vincent Pinelli served as general counsel to the Maywood Park District. Attorney Pinelli provided counsel to the Park District on lease and contract negotiation, employment matters, insurance, park operation and use, and general practices. He also has represented the Park District in litigation.
Attorney Mary Patricia Burns has worked with the City of Des Plaines on development matters that include issues relating to Tax Incremental Financing and general commercial co-tenancy.
Our BBP municipal law clients benefit substantially from our years of experience representing public sector clients in administrative and government matters. Our work with these clients includes:
BBP attorneys provide counsel and advice to many public sector clients, including:
Municipal representatives wishing to meet with our BBP municipal law attorneys may schedule a consultation by calling our Chicago office at 312-541-8600 or completing our online contact form.