Parker Poe's government relations counsel includes representation at both the state and federal level. In Washington, D.C., 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 & Public Policy group, is a registered federal lobbyist who can be of particular assistance on issues involving the North Carolina congressional delegation. Bruce 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.
Bruce Thompson 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 D.C. Bar. Their practice areas include antitrust, banking and finance, environmental, health care, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, securities, and tax.