arrow-double-right arrow-noline-right arrow-lrg-left arrow-lrg-right arrow-med-down arrow-med-left arrow-med-right arrow-med-up arrow-sml-right checkmark close close-sml contact-card event-clock linkedin menu minus outbound-link phone plus print search-lrg search-sml twitter winthrop-mark
Practice Area

Regulatory & Government Relations

Government and regulation affects all of us – but none more so than individuals and businesses that operate in heavily regulated industries such as health care, insurance, energy, telecommunications, real estate, and others. We provide creative solutions and ardent advocacy to guide you through the complex legislative and regulatory processes to help keep moving your business forward.


Advocacy & Lobbying

We represent clients as they interact with government, regulatory agencies, the legislature, local units of government or courts, working on your behalf to make sure your voice is heard in shaping public policy.

Learn More

Attorney General Investigations & Enforcement Actions

Our team represents businesses, individuals, non-profit organizations and professional fundraisers in protecting their interests in the increasingly frequent and aggressive Attorney General investigations and enforcement actions, including those involving charities and political fundraisers and consumer protection.

Learn More

Campaign Finance & Election Law

Our team of attorneys and lobbyists, with extensive experience in the political arena, work with you to shape and influence public policy through the political process, and advise and represent individuals and entities who are looking for guidance navigating the complex web of state and federal campaign finance and election laws.

Learn More


Our clients encounter environmental issues and regulation in business acquisition and divestiture, property acquisition and development, permitting and environmental review, product development and manufacturing, and even litigation or agency enforcement. We partner with clients to navigate the regulatory maze by identifying environmental issues, obtaining necessary approvals and staying in compliance, all while meeting business goals. …

Learn More

Regulated Industries

We represent individuals, business and other organizations before agencies, boards and commissions in Minnesota, regionally and nationally.

Learn More

Regulatory Audits, Investigations & Enforcement Actions

We represent clients in responding to and undergoing regulatory audits, investigations and enforcement, ranging from an individual solo practitioner, all the way to Fortune 50 companies.

Learn More

Data Privacy & Security

Our Data Privacy & Security team provides a wide range of data privacy and security legal services as cybersecurity threats mount around the world, to help clients navigate the most complex and most current data privacy legislation and regulations and manage risk.

Learn More