Clients seeking a legislative solution to a legal issue need advocates who understand the complexities of the legislative process and are adept at using the rules of this process to develop and implement practical solutions. Winston & Strawn is a law firm that provides top-notch government relations legal services. Our attorneys and advisors have a broad array of valuable contacts on Capitol Hill backed up by a detailed knowledge of the legislative process. Our team can take a client problem and create a solution that is practical and effective, utilizing outstanding strategic judgment as well as disciplined advocacy. We also search for innovative solutions for clients beyond what is typically a legislative response.
The current partisan alignments necessitate an ability to work effectively with members of Congress from both parties. Although partisanship remains prevalent, bipartisanship is often necessary for the successful advancement of legislation and policy initiatives. Winston & Strawn's government relations team regularly and successfully works with Republicans and Democrats. We can provide effective client service on both sides of the political aisle and at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, giving our clients a uniquely high level of service.
Winston & Strawn's government relations practice assists the firm's corporate clients in a number of areas, including federal and state legislative drafting, providing legal advice on the creation and operation of political action committees, and on other election law and campaign finance issues. On behalf of litigation clients subject to high-profile congressional investigations, our government relations attorneys have provided assistance in complying with subpoenas, preparing for interviews with investigators, and drafting responses to interrogatories.
The firm's legislative partners, associates, and advisors are actively involved in securing federal appropriations for cities, counties, territories, state agencies, airport authorities, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, engineering/consulting firms, and corporations with an interest in publicly funded infrastructure programs. We utilize the appropriations process to obtain policy objectives for clients.