Maryland Administrative Rules and Regulation Attorney
In an era of unprecedented government regulation of private industry, businesses need legal advisors that have the experience to guide them through the most challenging and complicated regulatory matters at the federal, state or local level. The regulatory attorneys at Longman & Van Grack are keenly aware of the administrative and regulatory issues that today’s businesses face, and our attorneys regularly counsel clients in a wide variety of industries to assist them in compliance and policy development, including environmental regulation.
At Longman & Van Grack, regulatory attorneys’ main priority is helping our clients avoid regulatory problems by focusing on developing robust compliance programs. We work to thoroughly understand our clients? businesses and help them incorporate compliance into their business processes in a manner that is least disruptive to operations. Our attorneys also work collaboratively with third-party consultants such as scientific experts, financial advisors, and accountants to arrive at a holistic and comprehensive solution.
We help our clients rapidly respond to government inquiries in order to minimize regulatory down time. Our focus on compliance makes it much easier for us to respond to government inquiries should they arise. However, if our client believes that the request is overreaching and does not believe it is in fact compliant, we pursue alternate courses of action that are in our client?s best interest.
When regulatory disputes arise, we work to minimize any penalties or remedy them as quickly and efficiently as possible. Longman & Van Grack’s regulatory attorneys handle administrative and regulatory disputes in a host of industries and before a wide variety of government agencies. Often we can help our clients reach a negotiated settlement with the agency that is satisfactory to both parties. However, our attorneys are no strangers to the courtroom, and Longman & Van Grack can represent your business at all levels of adversarial hearings.
Our Maryland regulatory attorneys’ familiarity with the nuances of administrative law puts us in an excellent position to advocate for our clients’ positions during the policy development stage as well as during the enforcement phase. Our attorneys have experience in drafting legislation, testifying before policy-making bodies, and working directly with administrative agencies to develop regulatory schemes that meet the government?s goals without stifling our clients’ businesses. Our relationships with policy makers at all levels of Maryland government as well as at the federal level ensures our clients have a credible and experienced voice speaking for them at the bargaining table.
Contact Longman & Van Grack today if you are a searching for a resolution to your compliance needs, are searching for someone to represent you in a dispute with the government, or are looking to have a voice in the development of policies that will impact you in the future. Call (301) 291-5027 to schedule a consultation at either our Bethesda or Rockville, Maryland offices.