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With over 20 years of experience, Flaherty & Hood provides comprehensive legal support to coalitions, individual cities, businesses and associations throughout Minnesota. Our unique approach to fulfilling our clients’ needs incorporates not only the fields of law, government relations and fiscal and policy analysis, but also high-quality and effective communications and media support.

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F&H welcomes Justin Stofferahn to its legislative team

Flaherty & Hood is pleased to welcome attorney Justin Stofferahn as the newest member of its legal team! As the policy analyst at Flaherty & Hood, Stofferahn uses his knowledge of ...Read More

F&H environmental attorneys lead workshop for wastewater professionals, city officials

On behalf of the Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB), Flaherty & Hood’s environmental law team of Daniel Marx and Gretel Lee led a free workshop to help ...Read More

F&H Welcomes Attorney Gretel Lee

Flaherty & Hood is pleased to welcome attorney Gretel Lee as the newest member of its legal team! As an associate attorney in the firm's St. Paul office, Lee focuses her ...Read More

City Officials from Across Minnesota Attend Conference Led by F&H Staff

Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team recently staffed the 2018 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Summer Conference. Nearly 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from 50 Greater ...Read More

City of Rushford Hires F&H to Perform City Attorney Role

The list of cities and local governments who have enlisted Flaherty & Hood to perform their city attorney work continues to grow! The city of Rushford is the latest to ...Read More

Hundreds Attend Gubernatorial Forum Hosted by F&H Clients

Approximately 500 people packed into the Verizon Center in Mankato on July 26 for a gubernatorial forum c0-hosted by Flaherty & Hood clients Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities and Greater ...Read More

F&H Welcomes Attorney Peter Gifford to its Winona Office

Flaherty & Hood is pleased to welcome attorney Peter Gifford as the newest member of its legal team! As an prosecuting attorney with Flaherty & Hood's Winona Office, Peter brings his ...Read More

F&H Labor Relations Team Lead Seminars in Albert Lea, Detroit Lakes

Flaherty & Hood shareholder attorney Brandon Fitzsimmons and associate attorney Erica Heikel led two labor and employee relations for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). The seminars focused on ...Read More

F&H Yields Results for Clients in State Bonding Bill

The lobbying team at Flaherty & Hood helped secure millions of dollars in funding for our clients this legislative session. We are proud to report that the following F&H legislative ...Read More

F&H Helps Draw Attention to Municipal Water Infrastructure Funding Crisis

The media & communications and lobbying teams for Flaherty & Hood, P.A. helped coordinate media efforts this week to bring attention to the need for more state funding to address ...Read More

Greater Minnesota City Officials Convene in St. Paul for Lobby Day

The legislative team at Flaherty & Hood coordinated and staffed the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) “Legislative Action Day” on March 14. The CGMC’s annual lobbying event was a huge ...Read More

F&H Welcomes Attorney Erik Ordahl

Flaherty & Hood is pleased to welcome attorney Erik Ordahl as the newest member of its legal team! As an associate attorney at Flaherty & Hood, P.A., Erik focuses his practice ...Read More

Lewiston, Oronoco and Rollingstone Enlist F&H for City Attorney Work

The list of cities and local governments who have enlisted Flaherty & Hood to perform their city attorney work continues to grow! The cities of Lewiston, Oronoco and Rollingstone are ...Read More

F&H Sponsors Frozen River Film Festival in Winona

Flaherty & Hood is proud to be a sponsor of the Frozen River Film Festival, which is happening Feb. 7-11 in Winona, Minn. Currently in its 13th year, the Frozen River ...Read More

Elizabeth Wefel Encourages Students to Consider a Career in Government Relations

On Jan. 26, Flaherty & Hood attorney/lobbyist Elizabeth Wefel joined other professionals from a variety of fields in a career day program at the Hmong College Prep Academy in St. ...Read More

CGMC Fall Conference, Led by F&H Legislative Team, Sees Record Attendance

The annual fall conference of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC), which was led by Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team, saw record attendance this year. More than 115 elected ...Read More

More Than 100 City Leaders Attend Conference Led by F&H Staff

Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team recently staffed the 2017 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Summer Conference. More than 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from 50 ...Read More

F&H's Employment Law Experts Lead Seminars in Brainerd, New Ulm

Flaherty & Hood shareholder attorney Brandon Fitzsimmons, human resources analyst Carol Loncar and associate attorney Erica Heikel led two labor and employee relations for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities ...Read More

Peterson, Dorman Film Episodes of Lakeland Currents

Flaherty & Hood lobbyists Bradley Peterson and Dan Dorman traveled to Bemidji last week to film two episodes of Lakeland Currents, the weekly half-hour public affairs program that airs on ...Read More

F&H Lobbyists Share Industry Insights with Capitol Pages

Flaherty & Hood attorney/lobbyist Carolyn Jackson and retired lobbyist Nancy Larson spoke with this week’s Capitol Pages through the Minnesota Government Relations Council 2017 High School Page Program Schedule on ...Read More