Corporation Counsel

The Department of Law, headed by the Corporation Counsel, provides a wide range of legal services to the City of Auburn, its legislative body and its various departments, which include:

  • Counsel to Mayor and Council, City Manager, all City Departments, and all City Boards and Committees
  • Prosecute and defend all actions brought by or against the above
  • Prepare and approve as to form Ordinances, Local Laws and Council Resolutions
  • Prepare and review all contracts for the City of Auburn
  • Process and investigate all claims against the City of Auburn
  • Manage all Labor issues
  • Review and defend all assessment and tax certiorari claims
  • Examine and approve title to all real property acquired by the City of Auburn and prepare documents and proceedings for the sale of City owned property

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Stacy DeForrest Corporation Counsel
Nate Garland Assistant Corporation Counsel
Rosemary Taylor Secretary