Brennan, Manna & Diamond has a distinguished history of advocacy before state and local government and regulatory bodies. The firm’s government affairs attorneys work with private industry clients and government clients to develop partnerships, resolve disputes as well as create and interpret law.
Several of our government affairs attorneys are also registered lobbyists and appear on behalf of clients in meetings and public forums with top ranking elected officials. We work with clients to understand where government touches their operations and then help clients navigate government processes and propose changes to law.
Often, we are engaged to draft legislation for our clients, clarify or revise existing legislation and advocate for these changes. We also actively track proposed legislation affecting such diverse areas as economic development, health-related issues, spirits-related law, taxation, construction, land-use regulation, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation laws.
Our government affairs attorneys been appointed to state and local commissions, regulatory boards, blue-ribbon task forces, executive and legislative-appointed bodies as well as held significant positions in state government.
Government Affairs and Lobbying Areas of Specialty:
- Campaign Finance
- Chinese/Asian Partnerships and Investments
- Economic Development
- Government Contracting and Procurement
- Public Private Partnerships
- Public Records and Open Meetings Act
- State and Local Tax
- Winery, Vineyard and Spirits
Ohio Attorney General’s Office http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/
Ohio Department of Development http://development.ohio.gov/
Ohio House of Representatives http://www.ohiohouse.gov/
Ohio Senate http://www.ohiosenate.gov/senate/index