On February 8th, after considering several other prominent applicants, the Fraser City Council unanimously appointed Donald DeNault and the law firm of O’Reilly Rancilio P.C. to serve as its City Attorney. Mr. DeNault, a shareholder of the Firm, grew up in Fraser and graduated from the Fraser Public Schools. The Firm has served municipal and public sector clients for more than 50 years, beginning with assisting Sterling Township as it converted to the City of Sterling Heights in 1968. Mr. DeNault has served for more than 21 years as a municipal attorney with the Firm, which will continue to serve the City of Sterling Heights, the Village of Armada, the City of Grosse Pointe Shores, the City of Utica, the City of Harper Woods, the City of Richmond, Warren Consolidated Schools, Utica Community Schools, and Richmond Community Schools.
Mr. DeNault has been a member of the Michigan Municipal League and a local government law practitioner for more than 21 years, specializing in ordinance drafting, FOIA, the Open Meetings Act, contracts, legal opinions, police training, police litigation defense, policy drafting, planning and zoning, ordinance prosecution, and most other local government and school law matters.