Many times those who contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York are looking to bring a civil rights lawsuit against a government entity. Such a lawsuit requires an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who is willing to shepherd your case along a long and winding path. Governmental entities, which include state and local municipalities and the federal government, are well equipped to defend themselves against lawsuits. Additionally, they may very well have the law on their side. However, governmental entities are not immune from the law and they can certainly be liable in civil rights lawsuits.