Minnesota's leader in law & legislative advocacy

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 Alissa Harrington to its legal team!

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Alissa Harrington as the newest member of its legal team. As an associate attorney in the firm’s St. Paul office, ...Read More

F&H staff take the lead on addressing housing challenges in Greater Minnesota

For many cities in Greater Minnesota, a shortage of housing has become a serious impediment to economic and community growth. Without more housing options, cities struggle to attract new residents ...Read More

Organization honors Tim Flaherty with first-ever "Tim Flaherty Legacy Award"

The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) honored Flaherty & Hood, P.A. shareholder attorney Tim Flaherty with the newly renamed "Tim Flaherty Legacy Award" at its legislative awards dinner on ...Read More

Nearly 100 city officials attend conference led by F&H legislative team

Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team recently staffed the 2019 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Summer Conference. Nearly 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from more ...Read More

F&H Seeks an Associate Attorney to Join Our Legal Team

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. is seeking an associate attorney to join its growing practice representing and advising Minnesota public entities in the areas of municipal law and labor and employment ...Read More

F&H Labor Relations Team Leads Seminars in Brainerd, New Ulm

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

Article Reflects on the Storied Career of F&H founder Tim Flaherty

Tim Flaherty’s long and successful career spent helping Greater Minnesota communities is the focus of a recent article recently published in Forum Communications newspapers across the state. Flaherty, the founder of ...Read More

F&H Lobbying Team Leads "Final Push" Lobby Day at the Capitol

The lobbying team at Flaherty & Hood, P.A. led the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities' (CGMC) "final push" lobby day efforts at the Capitol on May 8. Flaherty & Hood lobbyists ...Read More

Robert Scott Named Shareholder Attorney

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. is pleased to announce that Robert T. Scott has been named a shareholder attorney at the firm. Robert joined Flaherty & Hood in 2007 and is currently ...Read More

F&H Legislative Team Leads Municipal Leaders in Lobby Day

The legislative team at Flaherty & Hood coordinated and staffed the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) “Legislative Action Day” on Jan. 30 Despite subzero temperatures and icy road conditions, ...Read More

City Leaders from Across Greater MN Attend Conference Led By F&H Staff

More than 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from over 50 Greater Minnesota cities attended the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) annual Fall Conference, which ...Read More

F&H Continues to Grow -- Welcome, Lobbyist Scott McMahon!

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Scott McMahon as the newest member of its legislative team. As a lobbyist for the firm, Scott uses his experience ...Read More

F&H Welcomes Attorney Chelsea Bodin to its Labor and Employment Law Team

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

F&H Welcomes Justin Stofferahn to its Legislative Team

Flaherty & Hood is pleased to welcome Justin Stofferahn as the newest member of its legislative and government relations team! As the policy analyst at Flaherty & Hood, Stofferahn uses his ...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