Gene Hollins

Gene Hollins

City of Obetz

Mr. Hollins has practiced municipal law for over 30 years.  He was a former partner in the Columbus office of the AmLaw 200 law firm Frost Brown Todd LLC prior to joining Obetz as in-house Director of Law in 2020.  He previously served as the Law Director/Solicitor for Powell, Canal Winchester, and Minerva Park, and provided special counsel services for a number of Ohio local government entities, including Westerville, Pickaway County, and several special-purpose economic development entities.  He advised these clients on a wide range of issues including: competitive bidding and infrastructure contract issues and disputes; economic development incentive negotiation and drafting of agreements and formation of abatement areas and tax increment financing zones; zoning and land use issues; labor and employment matters; administrative appeals; drafting and advice related to proposed legislation; intergovernmental relationships; utility issues; adherence to applicable charter, statutory and constitutional provisions; and litigation and governmental immunity matters.