Election – Gaming – Municipal

The Mike Cox Law Firm has provided representation and counseling for a variety of clients related to state and federal election law issues

One such representative client is the C(4) organization, Protecting Michigan Taxpayers, which was formed in 2012 to oppose the amendment of Michigan Constitution to add a right to collective bargaining. MCLF has also advised a number of political campaigns and other ballot committees on federal, state, and municipal election laws.

Because Mike Cox is the former Attorney General of Michigan, our firm is able to provide insight that is both legally incisive – Cox’s office represented the Secretary of State and State Board of Canvasser – and practical – Cox was an actual candidate for statewide office on three different occasions.

Additionally, as head of the Michigan Republican Policy Committee in 2012, Cox and his committee had key roles in the contested apportionment of presidential delegates between the campaigns of former Governor Romney and former Senator Santorum

The Mike Cox Law Firm provides counseling and representation to gaming clients, including issues involving Indian Gaming

As Attorney General, Cox was involved in numerous issues surrounding gaming that continue through today: internet gaming, charitable gaming, Indian gaming, supplier licensing, gaming applications and licensing, and election law related to gaming.

The Mike Cox Law Firm has assisted clients with licensing, counseling, and opinion letters on gaming issues in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, and Nevada

The Mike Cox Law Firm provides both municipal and private clients with representation and counseling in matters that touch upon local counties and municipalities

As Attorney General, Mike Cox supervised the drafting of a number of Attorney General Opinions that provided guidance to municipalities on issues as diverse as office incompatibility, downtown development authorities and TIFs, preemption of local ordinances, pension liability, and road funding.

MCLF now represents Wayne County, Michigan in select litigation. We have also represented one Wayne County municipality in federal court litigation pursued by a former local district court judge. MCLF has similarly provided private clients with counseling ranging from tax foreclosure sales to bid protests to the negotiation of oil and gas leases under public lands. Our lawyers interact regularly with local officials and are well versed in the current and topical municipal law issues.