Mr. Lax represents individuals, businesses, and government agencies in matters involving municipal and zoning law, employment law, and litigation. He also serves as an arbitrator, mediator, and fact finder.
Mr. Lax served as city attorney for the City of Ann Arbor and now represents a number of municipal governments as well as special boards and authorities in such areas as transportation, pension, and downtown development. He also represents private parties in their dealings with governmental agencies, has drafted local ordinances and state legislation in matters of municipal concern, and has represented the Michigan Municipal League in Michigan Supreme Court litigation concerning governmental immunity and other municipal and land use issues.
Mr. Lax is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2010 under Labor and Employment Law, in The Best Lawyers in America 2011 under Municipal Law and Land Use and Zoning, and in Michigan Super Lawyers 2007-2010 under Government/Cities/Municipalities. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.