Municipal Law and Licensing
The Attorneys at FLG have extensive experience with Massachusetts laws governing municipalities and appeared before municipal boards and commissions in variety of matters including land use and zoning matters, real estate transactions, municipal employment and labor, licensing, open meeting and public record issues, and public employee ethics laws. In addition, FLG Attorneys have represented municipal clients before administrative agencies including the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission, the Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and others. In addition, FLG Attorneys are available to assist municipal clients when workplace investigations are needed. FLG Attorneys have conducted municipal workplace investigations regarding union grievances, sexual harassment complaints, and other workplace complaints involving both elected and appointed employees. Our attorneys are committed to working closely with our public clients to achieve outcomes that are in the best interest of the municipality and its citizens.
Our Attorneys have over 20 years of experience working with restaurant owners and small craft brewers working to obtain and maintain the M.G.L. c. 138 licenses (liquor licenses) necessary to operate in Massachusetts. Whether you are applying for a federal license, Commonwealth of Massachusetts license, or a local liquor license, our Attorneys have experience working with licensing authorities and navigating our clients through the regulatory license process. The process can be stressful, and missteps can result in delays or rejections of the license application. Our attorneys have the knowledge base to make sure such missteps are avoided so that your licensing process is a success.