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Government & Regulatory Affairs


Miller Nash attorneys have extensive experience with the legislative and executive branches of government at all levels; federal, state, local, and tribal; as well as with government agencies, boards, and commissions. We provide effective counsel, comprehensive strategy, and practical information and insight on legislation and regulations that are important to our clients and to the future of our states and region.

Our attorneys regularly advise clients on issues and strategies related to:

  • Crafting, introducing, and guiding legislation from the development process through bill passage.
  • Participating in the state legislative committee process, including testifying at hearings.
  • Organizing support of or opposition to proposed legislation and regulations, managing stakeholder engagement efforts, and working with trade associations.
  • Direct contact and advocacy with governmental agency leadership and staff.
  • Advocating for our clients in state agency hearings, task forces, and committees to support crafting and interpretation of administrative rules that conform to statutory authority and protect clients' interests.
  • Supporting clients in licensing matters, enforcement proceedings, and litigation.

Our attorneys have a depth of understanding and perspective when advising clients on business matters affected by government actions, including regulatory compliance, contracts, tribal compacts, taxation, employment, trade, financial regulation, land use, and environmental regulations. We anticipate how changes in laws and regulations may affect our clients and provide valuable insights on the risks and opportunities related to the regulations that govern their operations.

Our attorneys have worked with clients across multiple industries, including cannabis, tribal governments and entities; oil, natural gas, wind, solar, and other renewable energy manufacturers and developers; Internet, cable, and wireless communication companies; testing labs and research facilities; financial institutions; school districts and institutions of higher education; construction companies; insurance and other major national and international corporations; and trade associations.


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