Driven. Passionate. Experienced.

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

We represent cities, towns, villages, 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 hundreds of clients for their various local government needs.
Our firm’s experience and focus on local government law allow us provide superior, cost-effective legal services for our clients.

Contact Us

9501 W. Devon Ave.
Suite 702
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, annexation agreements, development agreements, franchise agreements, contracts, and personnel policies; and providing legal services pertaining to civil rights, land use, zoning, FOIA, OMA, and general liability matters.

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 (bond, tax increment financing, tax abatements, special service areas), intergovernmental agreements, pension liability, public employee discipline, police misconduct, property transactions, 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, employment, the Freedom of Information Act, license revocations, pension liability, police misconduct, personal injury torts, zoning and land use.