State and local governments increasingly impact your business decisions and strategies. As your legislative advocate in the state capital – we work to identify, pass, amend or defeat proposals directly affecting your operations.
As one of the first major law firms to create a public law practice, we also apply our knowledge of law and public policy to the administrative arena and to representing your interests before governors, cabinets, state agencies and local government entities across the United States.
In dealing with the leadership of state legislative bodies, governors’ offices, executive branch agencies and cabinets and local government officials, working with counsel that has extensive experience with these entities helps you accomplish your goals. We are dedicated to serving your government law needs, whether they involve lobbying, representation before state agencies and local governments, guidance in procurement and grants-making processes, or monitoring legislative and administrative developments.
As state legislative counsel to business enterprises, our team provides a variety of services ranging from simple monitoring and reporting of legislative and regulatory matters to full-service representation including:
Industries assisted by our State Capitals Team are extensive and include the following:
Our team provides local government law advice and representation on a full range of procedural and substantive issues that arise between our clients and other public or private interests. This encompasses regulatory matters including rulemaking, permitting, negotiations, administrative litigation, compliance and enforcement proceedings, business and professional licensing and rate form filing.
Our lawyers and lobbyists are particularly skilled at assisting government contractors in staying ahead of the ever-changing landscape. Our State Capitals Team routinely partners with our government contracts lawyers to provide a seamless, integrated approach to winning new business and maintaining existing contracts at a variety of state agencies. We are committed to assisting you in obtaining appropriations for key agency programs and guiding you through the complexities of the procurement process to enhance your ability to convert the appropriation into a contract award. When necessary, we are prepared to challenge or defend those government contract award decisions.
Our team has the capability to represent you before governmental bodies in Washington, D.C. and the following states: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, and Illinois.
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