Richard L. Hughes Law

Public Agency Law

Washington State DNR Building and Capitol Dome

Richard L. Hughes’ experience representing municipalities in public agency law dates back to his early days of practice in 1988 when he defended tort liability cases. He also served as in-house General Counsel for a regional utility for a decade that was subject to municipal laws and regulations. Richard L. Hughes can provide contract City Attorney services, as well as act as special legal counsel assigned to a particular project or issue. His special knowledge of public agency law includes matters related to the following areas:

  • Negotiation and Preparation of numerous multi-party Agreements under the Interlocal Cooperation Act
  • Public procurement laws related to competitive bidding, and alternatives to a competitive process
  • Claims against and for contractors and consultants