Parker Poe's government relations counsel includes representation at both the state and federal level. In Washington, DC, we represent companies before the United States Congress, the Executive Branch and federal regulatory agencies.
Bruce Thompson, resident in our Raleigh office and head of our Government and Public Policy Practice Group, is a registered federal lobbyist who can be of particular assistance on issues involving the North Carolina Congressional Delegation. Mr. Thompson also lobbies members of Congress from other states across the nation.
Issues on which Parker Poe has represented domestic and global companies before the United States Congress include the following:
- Federal Stimulus Funding
- Renewable Energy
- Economic Development
- Health Care
- Science and Technology
In addition to direct lobbying on Capitol Hill, this work involves the federal Departments of Health & Human Services, Transportation, Energy, Treasury and related agencies.
R. Bruce Thompson II, is registered with the Clerks of the U.S. House and Senate as a federal lobbyist. He is licensed to practice law only in North Carolina and is not licensed by the District of Columbia Bar.
Seventeen of our attorneys, while resident in our offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, are members of the DC Bar. Their practice areas include: antitrust, banking & finance, environmental, health care, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, securities and tax.