Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP is to go on to supply law companies for the metropolis of New Albany subsequent the retirement of Mitch Banchefsky last year.

Town Council May possibly 17 agreed to hire the organization, which provided solutions on an interim foundation right until a new law director was picked out.

A slate of 4 corporations utilized.

Specifically, Ben Albrecht, a lover in the organization, was undertaking the responsibilities of law director soon after Banchefsky retired.

Banchefsky manufactured $148,255 in 2021. Albrecht’s company was paid $10,000 for each month on an interim foundation and is to be compensated $12,000 a thirty day period beginning June 1. That equates to $144,000 annually the deal runs by means of the conclusion of 2023.

“Ben has labored with the city on different authorized troubles through the previous 10 years, like labor negotiations,” Metropolis Supervisor Joe Stefanov stated. “His counsel has been incredibly effectively acquired, and he also carried out the capabilities of metropolis attorney at a large amount on an interim basis.