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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:

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 experience 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.

Polsinelli is pleased to partner with Executive Leaders Radio (ELR), a nationally broadcasted radio program, to feature executives and general counsel from some of the nation’s most influential companies in a series of interviews. Listen to these professionals’ personal journeys to hear intimate and intriguing stories of how their experiences—between the ages of 7-17—shaped them into the successful leaders they are today. Learn more.

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Our lawyers believe in giving back generously to our community to help enrich the lives of others in the community--particularly those who are disadvantaged or less fortunate--through pro bono work, community service, volunteering, and charitable giving. Among the organizations and causes we support we are also board members and active participants for several organizations such as:

  • Christ House
  • Congressional Management Foundation
  • District of Columbia Hospital Association
  • District of Columbia Optometry Board
  • Holmes Run Acres Civic Association
  • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Links, Inc. Capital City Chapter
  • National Endowment for Democracy
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society National Capital Chapter
  • Out of the Woodwork Productions
  • Share Torah
  • Washington Tennis Education Foundation
Our strong commitment to pro-bono work has also been recognized and it is through our partnership with our clients, friends and colleagues that we are able to accomplish so much. A few highlights include work for:
  • American Bar Association Death Penalty Project
  • The Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute
  • The Mark Twain Museum
  • The James Jordan Foundation (named in memory of Michael Jordan's father)
  • The Washington Humane Society