The commitment of SKLaw is to serve client needs in an efficient, responsive manner with a high degree of effectiveness and personal involvement. The firm fully understands the connection between focused, dedicated legal services and the successful achievement of client objectives. With offices in Austin and Houston, the firm has the capability of providing a complete range of public policy and public law-related services, while devoting significant individual attention to each engagement.
SKLaw has an extensive public policy practice involving local, state, and federal government entities. The firm’s capacity in this area includes the representation of a wide spectrum of private and public clients in government relations, lobbying, and administrative law matters. Since 1966, SKLaw lawyers have been leading practitioners in the fields of lobbying and political endeavors before the Texas Legislature. Believing in the adage, that “all politics is local,” the firm participates heavily in the campaign and election processes at all levels of government.
The public law aspect of the firm’s work includes the representation of water districts, special authorities, cities, and counties, with respect to a full array of legal issues. In this regard, the firm specializes in urban and public infrastructure development. In addition to government entities, the firm’s practice in this area includes the counseling of private commercial and residential development entities.
SKLaw’s representation of government entities includes a significant specialized public finance practice. The firm is nationally recognized as bond counsel by the Bond Buyer’s Municipal Market Place (the Red Book).
In addition to the public policy and public law practices, the Firm has an extensive real estate law practice in Austin and Houston.
The firm is a partnership composed of professional corporations.