Polsinelli chose to locate its Washington, D.C. office in the heart of the city with close proximity to the White House, the Capitol and the United States Congress, as well as to federal departments, regulatory agencies and the federal courts. The expansion to Washington in 2005 was part of the firm’s strategy to provide its clients with access to the resources of the federal government. Since our inception, we have grown to become a recognized and well-known office with deep capabilities in the areas of:
- Public Policy
- Energy and Public Utilities
- Government Contracts
- Health Care
- Intellectual Property
The firm's Washington, D.C. clients include Fortune 500 corporations, major national trade associations, coalitions of corporations and associations, and state/local and foreign governments.
By recruiting highly respected professionals, the D.C. office has established a strong reputation for achieving solutions for our clients that often exceed their expectations. The Washington office is the center of its federal public policy practice that has grown in national recognition for the work of its highly skilled professionals including prominent former Members of Congress and chiefs of staff to Members and to congressional committees. Additionally, our health care and energy practice professionals in our Washington office are extensively involved in implementation of the Affordable Care Act and a range of health and energy policy issues.
Our respected litigation team has also played a central role in significant disputes, from complex litigation to high stakes transactions. The professionals in our government contracts practice group have a national reputation for successfully helping domestic and international clients navigate through the complex legal issues involved in government contracting.
The Washington, D.C. office offers the full resources of lawyers and professionals around the nation with an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. The fusion of our government policy, business and legal expertise has produced successes for our clients over several decades. Our approach is to understand our client's legal, policy and business issues and combine credibility, access and advocacy.