Practice Areas

Government Relations

Paley Rothman’s government relations attorneys provide valuable representation for clients in Congress and before government agencies. We advise our clients on legislative and regulatory affairs as well as public policy strategies. We provide them with legislative and agency contacts, help them to establish coalitions of like-minded companies and organizations while analyzing and tracking legislation, agency actions and other political activities.

Our decades of experience working in the D.C. area have allowed us to develop significant, bipartisan contacts with Congress, federal and state government agencies and commissions. These contacts include members as well as staff people in key committees in Congress, the Treasury Department, IRS, Department of Labor, EEOC, state insurance and economic development organizations on both the state and local levels.

Our experience, resources and contacts are valuable assets for drafting advocacy materials and directly promoting and protecting the needs and interests of our clients. The materials that we compile ensure that policymakers have a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ messages and goals. To this end, we are dedicated to complementing our knowledge of legislative and regulatory processes with a technical understanding of our clients’ specific interests.

Working with the utmost deference to the spirit and letter of the law, our attorneys’ knowledge can help clients to navigate the sea of policymaking to ensure they achieve their policy and business goals.

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News

June 20, 2017

Ryan Spiegel Provides Commentary for Law360 Article on False Claims Act Litigation

Ryan Spiegel provided commentary for an article titled: "Attys Dish On Escobar's FCA Impact One Year Later," which was published on Law360.com on June 20, 2017.

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Blog

No Retaliation For Termination Based on Employer’s Mistaken Belief of False Report, Says Fourth Cir.

On June 7, 2017, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that, so long as an employer honestly believed its employee had made a false report of harassment, its decision to...

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Awards

For the fifth year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in US News-Best Lawyers 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been named to the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. We would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to this year’s list...

Paula Calimafde and Debbie Cohn were elected Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a nonprofit association of lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates of decedents, minors and incompetents. Lawyers and law professors are elected to be Fellows based on their outstanding reputation, exceptional skill, and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching and participating in bar activities.

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