Situated in the heart of U.S. government and policymaking, Nixon Peabody’s Washington, DC, office is a unique balance of sophisticated transactional practices, diverse litigation capabilities, and a vital artery of information to our clients worldwide who look to us to stay abreast of policies, decisions, and proposed legislation that may directly impact their businesses and projects around the globe.
Our Washington office is home to the largest and most sophisticated affordable housing, community development, and tax credit finance practices in the nation. We counsel local, national, and international clients across a spectrum of areas and industries, including corporate, project finance, litigation, franchising, government relations, government contracts, government investigations, intellectual property, labor and employment, energy (project finance and regulatory), real estate, and sustainable development.
A number of our attorneys have formerly served in Congress, or held leadership or general counsel positions within government agencies, including HUD, the IRS, the FTC, and the SEC. Others have worked extensively with international development programs, such as the World Bank’s community and housing development programs. With this experience and longstanding presence in the community, our legal practice is complemented by invaluable experience and relationships with key individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies.
One of our core values is “bringing Nixon Peabody to the community and the community to Nixon Peabody.” In addition to an active pro bono program, many lawyers, professionals, and staff in the Washington office dedicate substantial time to mentoring programs, board memberships, volunteer and advisory services to nonprofits, and community service, and we often host meetings and events for our community partners. We are committed to our clients, to each other, and to the communities in which we live and work.
- Export Controls Reform: Understanding the 600 Series
Law360 | May 2, 2013
A team of Washington, DC, attorneys, including Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin and associate Lindsey Nelson, Global Business & Transactions associate Alexandra Lopez-Casero, and Private Equity & Investment Funds associate Nick Rosenberg, co-authored this column discussing the introduction of the “600 series,” which changes the rules applicable to companies that have items listed on the U.S. Munitions List.
- Q&A: Nixon Peabody's Jeffrey Lesk
The Blog of Legal Times | April 30, 2013
This article profiles Washington, DC, office managing partner and Tax Credit Finance & Syndication practice group leader Jeff Lesk.
- FDA Cracking Down on Compounders at Historic Pace
Law360 | April 22, 2013
Washington, DC, health services and life sciences partner Areta Kupchyk provides commentary in this feature article discussing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to police the compounding pharmacy sector.