Government Relations & Political Law


“...the strong team ‘provides superb political analysis,’ sources agree. It is also noted for its bipartisan connections...Clients say the team is ‘receptive and open to ideas, but also creative and easy to deal with.’”

“The firm has our best interests at heart. This sets the team apart.”

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In today’s highly charged political arena, you need savvy and proactive government advocates who help you accomplish your organizational objectives, comply with relevant regulations, and manage the legislative and administrative processes appropriately. Multinational corporations, associations, governments, and individuals constantly confront legislation, regulations, and agency policy that critically impact their economic and political interests at all levels.

Blank Rome can serve as your advocates, communicators, strategists, issue managers, and persuaders. You can count on us for knowledgeable guidance, insight, and relationships on Capitol Hill, with federal departments and agencies, and before state legislative and regulatory authorities.

Our policy and political law practice, led by former Federal Election Commission Chairman Scott Thomas, works hand-in-hand with others in our group to help a broad spectrum of clients achieve their full range of public policy goals—advising them on the process of influencing the selection of government officials, on interacting with those officials about policy, ensuring clients remain in compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and representing them in enforcement matters. 

Blank Rome Government Relations LLC, an affiliate of Blank Rome LLP, brings together the firm’s top legal, lobbying, and strategic communications professionals into a powerful team that can manage virtually every aspect of any governmental issue facing a client. Our team includes Spencer Abraham, former United States Secretary of Energy, and many high-level former congressional and executive branch professionals with decades of experience in navigating the nation’s numerous corridors of power.

Our government relations and political law group integrates substantive legal analysis with a sophisticated understanding of the legislative and regulatory process in developing strategies and coordinating tactics for effective, bipartisan, multidisciplinary advocacy on the federal, state, and local levels. 

Blank Rome maintains professional relationships across the country and around the world to enhance our ability to work with our domestic and international clients in shaping and defining their government relations goals and objectives—and for developing strategies that will yield the successful results our clients have come to expect.

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