With attorneys in Toledo, Findlay, Columbus and Detroit, Michigan, Eastman & Smith provides advice and advocacy for a variety of public entities including:

  • counties
  • municipalities
  • townships
  • economic development districts
  • community improvement districts
  • port authorities
  • solid waste management districts
  • health districts
  • water and sewer districts and
  • public and community schools.

We provide legal and legislative services to assist these political subdivisions, districts and schools in meeting their goals at a time when state and local regulation and deregulation, have increased the responsibilities and accountability of political subdivisions, districts and schools. Eastman & Smith is recognized for its expertise in managing the needs and complexities of governmental clients in areas of substantial state regulation and oversight in an environment of open meetings and public records access. Ohio continues to face serious challenges in improving Ohio's economic environment and public entities are an integral part of that improvement. Eastman & Smith has the expertise to guide our governmental clients that work to continuously improve the quality of life in Ohio; and, we do so with sound legal advice and creative solutions.

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