Practice Areas

Government Relations

Paley Rothman’s government relations attorneys provide valuable representation for clients in Congress and before government agencies. We advise our clients on legislative and regulatory affairs as well as public policy strategies. We provide them with legislative and agency contacts, help them to establish coalitions of like-minded companies and organizations while analyzing and tracking legislation, agency actions and other political activities.

Our decades of experience working in the D.C. area have allowed us to develop significant, bipartisan contacts with Congress, federal and state government agencies and commissions. These contacts include members as well as staff people in key committees in Congress, the Treasury Department, IRS, Department of Labor, EEOC, state insurance and economic development organizations on both the state and local levels.

Our experience, resources and contacts are valuable assets for drafting advocacy materials and directly promoting and protecting the needs and interests of our clients. The materials that we compile ensure that policymakers have a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ messages and goals. To this end, we are dedicated to complementing our knowledge of legislative and regulatory processes with a technical understanding of our clients’ specific interests.

Working with the utmost deference to the spirit and letter of the law, our attorneys’ knowledge can help clients to navigate the sea of policymaking to ensure they achieve their policy and business goals.

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News

May 17, 2022

Jim Hammerschmidt to Host MCSHRM 2022 Employment Law Update

Paley Rothman Employment Law Chair, Jim Hammerschmidt will be hosting MCSHRM's 2022 Employment Law Update - MD, VA & DC. This event will start on June 15, 2022 at 7:30 AM EST.

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Blog

The Case of the United States vs. Bhagat Singh Thind

Continuing our celebration of inspiring Asian American figures for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we bring you the story Dr. Bhagat Singh Thind.

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Awards

Paley Rothman is proud to announce that three of our distinguished attorneys were named 2022 Washingtonian Top Financial Advisers for the 3rd consecutive time amongst approximately 50 Top Estate Attorneys in the DC Metropolitan area. We are honored to have Jeffrey Kolender, Paula Calimafde, and Michelle Chapin in our sophisticated and caring estate planning and estate administration groups. Both groups are known for their familiarity with cutting edge techniques while providing exceptional service to our clients.

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 10 of the firm’s attorneys have been named Maryland Super Lawyers for 2022 and two have been selected as Rising Stars. Glenn Cooper has been ranked as a Maryland Super Lawyer Top 10 for the eighth consecutive year and has been on the Super Lawyers list for the past 15 years. Trish Weaver was also honored as one of Maryland's Top 50 Women Super Lawyers, a spot she has held four times in the last six years.

For the 10th year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2022 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

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