Mayer Brown’s Government Relations lawyers and lobbyists use sophisticated political experience and unmatched legal knowledge to advise businesses and governments on policy, legislation and regulation. We guide some of the most significant government transactions in the United States and around the world, advise multinational businesses on national, state and local government issues, advance legislative and regulatory strategies that change the landscapes across major industries, and help governments initiate innovative plans to better serve their constituents.
Our clients range from major corporations and financial institutions in need of multifaceted strategies to government entities seeking novel solutions to unprecedented challenges. Mayer Brown’s experience representing both private entities and government bodies drives successful results for our clients and provides unique insights into the intersection of business, government and politics.
Many of our lawyers have held high-ranking elected, appointed and legal counsel positions in government, providing an insider’s view on how laws and regulations affect businesses. Our group includes former US government officials, among them a former secretary of commerce, member of Congress, ambassador, associate attorney general and US attorney. The group also includes former state attorneys general from Illinois and California and former office holders in a host of other top-level positions.
Our lawyers routinely draw on Mayer Brown’s deep industry experience and work across practice areas with our lawyers located in key business centers throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe. We regularly advise in the following areas:
- Congressional investigations
- Construction of government projects
- Infrastructure public-private partnerships
- International trade
- Land use and project development
- Legislative strategy and advocacy
- National security restrictions on investment
- Non-profit representation
- Privacy, data security and cybersecurity
- Public finance
- Public law (political and campaign law)
- Transportation regulation and policy