Government Affairs | Fennemore Craig
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Today, an effective Government Affairs practice must also possess strategic planning and tactical implementation skills. We help clients determine what outcomes are in their best interest and then build and implement a plan to achieve those outcomes. Our goal is to find and deliver the best solutions for our client.

We are a member of the State Capital Law Firm Group, an organization comprised of top government relations professionals in all fifty states, selected on a one firm per state basis.

  • Liquor Licensing

    • Representation before local licensing authorities in Nevada.
    • Preparation of all required documentation.
    • Coordinate submission of all required materials in complex licensing matters.
  • Planning, Zoning and Land Use

    • Take major development projects from inception to approval of all required land use permits and entitlements.
    • Obtain traditional land use approvals and facilitate coordination with all departments of local government to address all manner of unique matters.
  • Political and Election Law

    • Representation of candidates, political parties, PACs, donors, and other persons with an interest in the legal aspects of the political process.
    • Campaign finance compliance, campaign counsel services, recounts and election contests, and other election-related litigation or administrative action.
    • Representation of proponents and opponents of ballot initiatives and referenda.
    • Create initial draft and research in support of ballot measures.
    • Defend or attack such measures in court.
  • Public Policy and Lobbying

    • Bipartisan team directly advocates to legislative and executive branch officials obtaining support for legislative and regulatory objectives.
    • Analyze and interpret legislation, provide testimony, develop advocacy efforts including grassroots programs and coalition development.
    • Work with clients to draft legislation and regulatory proposals, and shepherd them through the legislative process.
  • Regulatory Practice

    • Complete regulatory practice for all manner of state and local issues.
    • Practice before the Nevada Tax Commission to the Division of Insurance and all manner of Boards and Commissions.
    • Provide advice and legal knowledge in handling regulatory issues.
  • Strategy Development

    • Assist in developing goals and effective strategies in support of legislative and regulatory agendas.
    • Arrangement of meetings with key elected officials and policy makers.
    • Assist in the development of effective and supportive public relations and media campaigns.
  • Tracking and Evaluation of Legislation

    • Monitor legislative trends and developments.
    • Legal analysis, and reporting on legislation as it moves through hearings, committee meetings and floor debate.
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