Since establishing our Washington, DC office in 1987, we have been advising clients around the world in matters relating to the US government and its regulatory and administrative bodies. Our Washington, DC office practices in the areas of tax law, capital markets, and international trade and government relations. In addition, the office's Litigation team represents clients before the United States Supreme Court and other federal and state courts. To all of these practices, our Washington lawyers bring considerable experience from previously held positions in government agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Commerce. This knowledge has proven invaluable to clients around the world who are seeking sophisticated advice on a range of complex legal challenges.
Washington lawyers have represented clients in government regulatory and enforcement issues, related internal investigations and litigation. They also advocate client interests before the US Congress, the Executive Branch, independent regulatory agencies, and a number of other decision-making bodies. Our Washington tax lawyers structure and implement significant transactions for the Firm's corporate clients as well as represent clients in tax controversy work before the Internal Revenue Service and the US Tax Court.