Knowledgeable Guidance Through Administrative Law
Miller, Earle & Shanks, PLLC‘s attorneys have extensive regulatory and governmental relations capabilities to offer to businesses and individuals who are required to operate under the jurisdiction of local, state and federal bodies politic.
One of our partners is a former member of the Virginia General Assembly’s House of Delegates and Senate, and we have attorneys who have practiced before various state and federal regulatory agencies and commissions. In addition, the group has experience ranging from legislation lobbying to agency hearings on complex federal, state and local issues.
A Wide Range Of Experience In Administrative Law Matters
Members of the firm have represented clients on matters before most boards and agencies of state and local governments, including the Virginia State Corporation Commission, the Delaware Public Service Commission, the Maryland Public Service Commission, the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board, the Virginia Water Control Board, the Virginia Industrial Development Authorities Institute, County Boards of Supervisors and the Industrial Commission of Virginia. Our practice before agencies of the federal government includes the Rural Electrification Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Sample cases include:
- Obtaining state and federal permits for a coal-fired power plant in Virginia
- Lobbying before the Virginia General Assembly for clients on tax
- Financing and regulatory matters
- Negotiating with state and federal agencies for water and air permits
- Handling rezoning matters
Our firm also frequently assists municipalities with needs related to zoning, contract disputes and other legal needs.