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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 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

Record Turnout for Lobbying Event Led by F&H staff

The legislative team at Flaherty & Hood coordinated and staffed the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) "Legislative Action Day" on Feb. 1. The CGMC's annual lobbying event was a huge ...Read More

F&H Welcomes Attorney/Lobbyist Shane Zahrt to Legislative Team

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Shane Zahrt as the newest member of its legislative team! As an attorney and lobbyist at Flaherty & Hood, Shane uses his knowledge of ...Read More

F&H Welcomes Attorney Erica Heikel to Legal Team

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Erica Heikel as the newest member of its legal team! As an associate attorney, Heikel will focus her practice on ...Read More

F&H Legislative Team Heads CGMC Fall Conference

Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team staffed the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities’ Fall Conference Nov. 17 at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria. Despite a blizzard forecast (which led ...Read More

Henjum Named to '10 Outstanding Young Minnesotans' List

Flaherty & Hood analyst and attorney Chris Henjum was selected this month by JCI Minnesota (the Jaycees) as one of their Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans. Henjum’s work on Local Government ...Read More

Legislative Team Leads Successful CGMC Summer Conference in Austin

Flaherty & Hood's legislative team recently staffed the 2016 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Summer Conference. Nearly 100 representatives from nearly 40 Greater Minnesota cities convened in Austin, Minn. on ...Read More

Fitzsimmons, Loncar Lead Seminars on Labor & Employee Relations

Flaherty & Hood Shareholder Attorney Brandon Fitzsimmons and Human Resources Analyst Carol Loncar led two labor and employee relations for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). The seminars focused ...Read More

Legislative Team Helps City Leaders Make Final Push for a 'Do-Something' Session

The Flaherty & Hood legislative and media relations teams led nearly 40 city leaders from the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) in a "final push" lobby day and ice ...Read More

Human Resources Analyst Carol Loncar Joins F&H Team

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. is pleased to welcome Carol Loncar as the newest member of its labor and employee relations team! As a human resources analyst, Carol provides job analysis, job ...Read More