Welcome to Nowell Sparks

We are not your typical law firm.  We understand that our clients need highly skilled attorneys who understand the legal and political issues unique to government and business operations, as well as the frenetic pace at which those issues arise and evolve.  We believe that clients should have access to top-notch legal services without breaking the bank. With almost 70 years of combined experience, our attorneys have consistently demonstrated the ability to effectively represent the interests of local governments and businesses.

Our approach to legal service delivery is simple

    • We actively listen to you to gain a clear understanding of your objectives for the representation, and resources available to achieve the desired outcome;
    • We are responsive to our clients, returning phone calls not later than the same business day.
    • We offer alternative billing arrangements to help you better anticipate and manage legal spending.
    • We use the latest technology to enable us to handle your matters most efficiently and effectively.

At Nowell Sparks , Clients really come first.


Local Government

Our mission is to help local governments minimize legal liability that can result from day-to-day operations, thus preserving public revenues. As a client, you will benefit from our unique understanding of the challenges faced by local governments gained from relevant public service.


Startups & Small Businesses

We offer legal service solutions to suit the needs of startups as well as established businesses. Whether you need to establish a limited liability company for a new business, apply for certification as a minority or woman owned business, or need on-call legal counsel at a reasonable fixed monthly fee, we are available to help.



When you have employment needs, you deserve a firm that listens to you, understands your business and has the proven ability to efficiently and timely manage your legal concerns.

Meet Our Team

Serena Nowell

Managing Member

Serena Nowell is the Founder and Managing Member of Nowell Sparks LLC. She is an accomplished attorney with over twenty-five years of diverse experience. Serena is a respected municipal finance professional, having served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter’s counsel and issuer’s counsel in a wide variety of municipal finance transactions with a value of more than $4.4 billion.
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Damon Elmore


Damon is a Member of Nowell Sparks LLC. Damon practices in the areas of labor and employment, compliance and litigation. He has over eighteen years of experience representing public and private sector clients, advising and successfully representing his clients in disciplinary actions and review grievances filed by employees and bargaining units.
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