Federal Public Policy & Government Relations
Balch & Bingham's Federal Public Policy & Government Relations Practice focuses on traditional lobbying advocacy, advice and counsel on matters before Congress, the Executive Branch, and various federal agencies, boards and commissions. Our team includes attorneys and veteran government relations professionals with decades of experience, both outside and within government.
Our services encompass strategies customized for achieving the client’s legislative, regulatory and public policy objectives, developing legislative champions, drafting legislation, regulation and supporting documents, and grassroots and coalition organization, management and support. Other services we provide include:
- Authorization and appropriations policy
- Legislative and regulatory advocacy, research and monitoring
- Strategic planning and marketing
- Political advice and analysis
- Compliance with campaign finance, ethics and lobbying laws
- Corporate governance and best practices
- Congressional investigations counsel and preparation
Our clients have included private sector businesses, industry groups and associations, non-profits, municipalities, and state and county commissions. We have successfully represented clients in a variety of issue areas including energy and utility policy, appropriations, environmental and natural resources, biotechnology, research, healthcare, transportation and infrastructure, defense, homeland security, economic and community development, banking, insurance and financial services, taxation, educational issues, aerospace, technology, international trade, and non-profit issue advocacy.
This depth of public policy experience coupled with our relationships with government officials, key members of Congress, federal agencies, regulators and the Executive Branch allow us to consistently achieve the policy objectives and goals of our clients.