Foley’s Michigan Government Solutions Team has the experience and connections necessary to provide you with creative and responsive counsel on local, state, and federal government matters. Our Government Solutions attorneys have both industry and government experience and are able to bring that perspective and insight to help you reach your goals. With a solid presence both in Lansing, home of the state government, and in Detroit, the state’s largest city, economic heart, and home of Foley’s Michigan office, we provide a valuable link between our clients and the state capital.
Furthermore, through our affiliation with Michigan Legislative Consultants (MLC) – one of Michigan’s oldest and most well-respected government affairs firms – we provide a full spectrum of public affairs services, combining comprehensive counsel with legislative tracking, lobbying, procurement, and election law to support your Michigan-related policy goals and needs.
We go beyond having a “hired gun” speak with state officials. Our Michigan team has registered lobbyists Lynn Gandhi, Steve Hilfinger, and Rob Nederhood who work directly to raise your profile and influence. Our lobbying services are wide-ranging and include administrative, regulatory, and legislative lobbying, such as:
Procurement counseling on strategic business opportunities with the state and other public agencies can help open the right doors in an effort to maximize opportunities related to potential state contracts. We offer government procurement and contracting counsel such as:
The Michigan team has Partners with particular focus on state and local tax services:
Foley’s Michigan State Attorneys General team is led by Jennifer Belveal, who also heads Foley's Government Enforcement, Defense, and Investigations in Detroit. The Michigan AG team is part of a larger coordinated team of AG practitioners at Foley who cover all fifty states, and, as such, is familiar with many of the issues being pursued or defended by State Attorneys General on a national basis, including cases in which the Michigan AG has joined.
Unlike most other AG practitioner groups who attempt to cover the country from an office in Washington, D.C., our team's AG counselors are located in Michigan, right where you need us to be. We provide a combination of multi-disciplinary practices, including sophisticated investigation, litigation, and crisis management skills. Foley's State AG team has decades of experience addressing matters originating across the spectrum state agencies. Our State AG lawyers know the state players and processes and are armed with Foley's broad-base of subject matter expertise to back them up.