General Counsel Section

Joshua T. Cox, Section Chief

The General Counsel Section serves as primary legal counsel to City officials with respect to issues surrounding City services, legislation, contracts, zoning and other vital issues related to the day-to-day operations of the City government. In addition, this section assists in the legal review and practical implementation of various development projects that foster the growth of our community. The Section also works to keep our environment clean by assisting various City Divisions to comply with state and federal environmental laws.

Contact the attorneys in this Section:

Joshua T. Cox, Chief Counsel614-645-0816jtcox@columbus.gov
Wendi Bootes, General Counsel Attorney614-645-7970wsbootes@columbus.gov
Steve Dunbar, General Counsel Attorney614-645-6914scdunbar@columbus.gov
Jennifer Gams, General Counsel Attorney614-645-0818jlgams@columbus.gov
Sarah Harrell, General Counsel Attorney614-645-8987slharrell@columbus.gov
John Sumner, General Counsel Attorney614-645-6962jhsumner@columbus.gov
 

Clerks

Sierra Cooper614-645-5395smcooper@columbus.gov
Rachel Martin614-645-5395rsmartin@columbus.gov
Brian Menge614-645-5395bcmenge@columbus.gov
Zachary Neumann614-645-5395ztneumann@columbus.gov
William Reed614-645-5395wcreed@columbus.gov
Kadawni Scott614-645-5395kascott@columbus.gov