Government Relations & Administrative Law
District of Columbia
While Capitol Hill and the White House tend to be the focus of Washington, DC efforts to influence public policy, the government of the District of Columbia is a remarkably active and powerful entity that should not be ignored by corporations, funds, and associations looking to sell goods and services, relocate operations, invest in real estate, or partake in other significant financial ventures. The Nelson Mullins District of Columbia Government Relations Practice is well positioned to represent entities before the District of Columbia Council, DC agencies, and the Mayor’s office.
Of counsel Rob Hawkins practices in the areas of DC government relations, administrative law, federal government relations, and public relations strategies. His background is in District of Columbia government, having served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director to the Mayor as well as Special Counsel and Deputy General Counsel to the Mayor of Washington, DC. He also has served as Legislative and Communications Director for a variety of legislative committees. He works with clients to prepare and implement government relations strategies and political and legal analysis. He represents clients before federal, state, and local legislative, regulatory, and administrative agencies.
Countless policy decisions are made each and every day by the district government. The Nelson Mullins District of Columbia Government Relations Practice provides clients with a quantifiable, competitive advantage whether the matter involves a regulations on zoning, private equity investment, regulations on alcohol and food license holders, permits for construction, contracts for infrastructure, implementation of the DC HealthLink Exchange program, or other relevant issues.