The Firm actively participates in the legislative process both at the state and local levels of government. Members of the Firm have been called on by landowners and political subdivisions to assist in drafting and passage of local ordinances regulating land use, development, and environmental issues. The Firm is a recognized authority on planning, zoning, utility, land use and environmental legislation at the state and local level. We have been successful in representing real estate interests at the state legislature and have helped draft and lobby for favorable legislation affecting public utilities, municipal regulation, and special districts. Through our experience at the State level, the Firm is often called upon to assist in solving political problems at the local level around the State.