Municipal Law

October 8, 2016

Straub, Seaman & Allen provides services in all areas of municipal law to counties, cities, villages, townships, and other governmental entities. We act as both advisors and expediters by helping governments frame clear and effective policies, and by seeing that policies are executed efficiently. The services we provide include: Water, sewer, and wastewater contracting, treatment, and compliance with state and federal regulations Civil litigation in all substantive areas of governmental practice, including personal injury, contract disputes, civil rights, condemnation, and land use matters Employment relations, including personnel matters, collective bargaining negotiation, Act 312 arbitration, and civil rights matters Planning, zoning, and related land use matters Ordinance and resolution review, interpretation, and drafting Inter-governmental relations, including contracting with other municipal entities and representing entities created through inter-governmental agreements Municipal franchise and public utility matters Freedom of Information Act strategy and compliance Monitoring legislation related to local governmental interests

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Business Entities Law

October 7, 2016

The business attorneys at SSA represent business organization of all types, including corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. We are dedicated to protecting our clients’ personal and business interests and our attorneys provide a full range of legal services to effectively address the challenges faced by every business.

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Real Estate Law

October 6, 2016

Straub, Seaman  & Allen helps clients manage their residential and commercial real estate transactions.  Our services include representation beginning with the drafting of a purchase agreement and continuing until the successful closing on the real estate transaction. We can assist with securing the appropriate approvals from municipalities and the review of architectural and construction contracts.  While we work to resolve conflicts outside the courtroom, we are a litigation firm, and often litigate real estate disputes in state and federal courts.

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Design Professional Law & Litigation

September 9, 2016

Today’s design professionals are faced with a host of complex legal issues ranging from drafting complicated contracts to dealing with potential liability for job site accidents and delay damages claims. The attorneys at Straub, Seaman & Allen have the experience, skills and dedication to assist engineers and architects with all of their professional legal needs. Our attorneys have the expertise to represent design professionals with a variety of legal needs including: business formation contract drafting real estate land use zoning licensing issues employment relations dispute resolution regulatory and tax issues

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Labor & Employment Law

September 9, 2016

Straub, Seaman & Allen’s attorneys are committed to helping employers and human resource professionals make sense of the issues that are most important to their business. Our aim is to partner with you to make good business decisions and we make every effort to educate and assist our clients in establishing proactive employment policies and practices that safeguard against the increasing pressure of lawsuits. Straub, Seaman & Allen serves our clients in the following employment areas: Defamation Discrimination Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) First Amendment Harassment Intentional Injury Invasion of privacy Non-competition agreements Retaliation Wage and hour Whistleblowers Wrongful termination

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