Our talent in Washington, DC is infused with people who have experience and relationships with those driving the country’s agenda.
A number of professionals in our Washington office served in Congress or held leadership or general counsel positions within agencies like HUD, the IRS, the FTC, the SEC or the FDA. Others have worked extensively with international development programs, such as the World Bank’s community and housing development programs.
So it is no surprise that Washington, DC is home to our affordable housing, community development, and tax credit finance practices—the largest and most sophisticated in the nation. Our insider contacts and perspective in this industry is unmatched. But we also offer highly creative minds that are constantly considering solutions to tomorrow’s challenges to their thinking about today’s transactions. Our focus on green development and social benefit investing are just two examples.
Our Washington office talent also includes corporate, litigation, intellectual property and tax attorneys who are involved in major financing transactions, regulatory issues and protection of company interests.
One of our core values is to bring 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 community partners. We are committed to our clients, to each other and to the communities in which we live and work.
- Wind River Case May Signal Change for Encryption Exports
Law360 | November 20, 2014
Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin and associate Emily Harlan authored this column on the settlement between the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Wind River Systems Inc., and the larger implications that BIS may be tightening the reins on encryption exports.
- Mitigating the Risk of Contractor Ethics and Compliance Violations
Contract Management | November 14, 2014
Washington, DC, Commercial Litigation and Government Contracts partner Vince Napoleon authored this article discussing consequences government contractors could face for failing to meet compliance and ethics obligations.
- The Amazing Race Around DC
Legal Bisnow (D.C.) | November 7, 2014
The Washington, DC, office is featured for their annual Amazing Foot Race Challenge, which gets attorneys and staff up from their desks and outdoors. A daily clue sends DC colleagues looking for a historic landmark or monument within walking distance of the office.