Government Law

The attorneys at Montroll, Backus & Oettinger, P.C., represent both municipalities and individuals in matters concerning state statutes, state regulations and local ordinances.

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Andy Montroll

Andy served on Burlington City Council for fifteen years, and served as chair for four years.

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Rob Backus

Rob served on Burlington City Council for four years and was senior counsel at the Vermont Secretary of State's office for five years.

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Mark Oettinger

Mark served as General Counsel to the Vermont Agency of Education for eight years.

How We Can Help

Andy Montroll, Rob Backus and Mark Oettinger have extensive first-hand experience with municipal law. They can assist in the education and training of board members, advise on compliance issues, draft contracts and ordinances, and ensure that government processes are clear and lawful.

Our services include the following:

  • Contract drafting and negotiation

  • Election issues

  • Taxation issues

  • Zoning and land use matters

  • Union negotiations

  • Employment law

  • General municipal law

  • Regulatory law

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