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The firm's Government Affairs lawyers and professionals have the knowledge and experience to help clients anticipate and influence legislative and regulatory developments, as well as respond strategically to major changes in policy. The firm's practice focuses on tax, employee benefits, health policy and compliance, international trade, and energy. Miller & Chevalier offers clients more than just critical access to key decision-makers. The firm also provides the substantive experience necessary to present clients' issues credibly and to help them achieve their business objectives. One reason for our effectiveness: firm lawyers and professionals have served in senior positions in the government. Because they thoroughly understand the processes and priorities of the relevant decision-making bodies, they are well-equipped to advise clients about how best to pursue opportunities and address challenges.

Miller & Chevalier's Government Affairs practice features lawyers and professionals with a unique mix of government, technical and industry experience. Our professionals have served in:

  • The White House and the Executive Office of the President;
  • Congress;
  • U.S. Departments of Treasury, Commerce, Justice, Labor, State, Defense, and Homeland Security;
  • The Internal Revenue Service;
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection;
  • U.S. National Security Council; and
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Rankings and Recognition
  • Chambers USA: Government Relations: Specialist Tax Firms (Nationwide), 2019 - 2021
  • Legal 500: Government: Government Relations (U.S.), 2015 - 2021
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": Government Relations Practice (District of Columbia), 2020 - 2022
Government Experience
  • Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
  • Majority Tax Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
  • General Counsel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Assistant Commissioner (Technical), Internal Revenue Service
  • Acting Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
  • Deputy Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
  • Deputy Associate Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • ERISA Counsel, Regional Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • ERISA Trial Attorney, Regional Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Staff Attorney, United States Court of Appeals for teh 11th Circuit
  • Legislative Director, U.S. Senator
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