Driven. Passionate. Experienced.

We are a boutique,
full-service law firm
representing local governments
throughout Illinois.

We represent cities, villages, townships, pension boards, school districts, special districts, water districts, and public employees in all areas of local government law and related litigation. We also represent private clients in local government matters. Together, the attorneys at Donahue & Rose, PC have over 100 years of experience in successfully representing and advising clients for their local government needs.
Our firm’s experience in local government law allows us to provide superior, cost-effective legal services for our clients.

Contact Us

9501 Technology Blvd.
Suite 4400
Rosemont, IL 60018
(312) 541-1070

Our Services

General Counsel

We serve as corporation counsel for our local government clients, including advice and counsel at public meetings; drafting and reviewing ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and personnel policies; and providing legal services regarding civil rights, zoning, FOIA, and OMA.

Special Counsel

We serve as special counsel for public entities in various matters including, annexation and economic development, collective bargaining, election law, eminent domain, financing, intergovernmental agreements, pension liability, public employee discipline, police misconduct, property transactions, administrative adjudications, and zoning and land use.


We provide appellate, litigation, and prosecutorial services in administrative, state, and federal courts on behalf of local governments, public employees, and private clients. We prosecute and defend litigation involving civil rights, police misconduct, personal injury torts, pension liability, FOIA, OMA, and zoning and land use.