Government Relations

Stroock's Government Relations Group is a national practice dedicated to serving the needs of clients in their interactions with city, state and federal institutions.  Whether representing clients in pursuit of obtaining regulatory approvals, responding to governmental inquiries, litigating or investigating complex issues, or developing new partnerships with government entities, Stroock offers clients significant public sector expertise and decades of practical experience. As described on their dedicated pages, Stroock advises clients on governmental matters in areas such as:

Attorney General Investigations and Enforcement

State and Federal Investigations and Enforcements
 
  • Commodities and Derivatives Matters (including CFTC and CME)
  • Internal Company Investigations
  • White-Collar Prosecutions
Compliance and Approvals
 
  • Dodd Frank/Volker Rule Compliance
  • Financial Services Compliance
  • Green Development and Environmental Law Compliance
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • National Security/CFIUS/Compliance (FCPA/ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
  • Real Estate Development, Land Use and Tax Certiorari
Public Service Unions
 
  • Labor and Employment Law Compliance
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Litigations and Arbitrations
Election and Campaign Finance Law
 
  • Election and Lobbying Law Compliance
  • Campaign Contributions
  • Pay-to-Play Restrictions
  • Representation of Public Officials
Stroock’s Government Relations team includes former prosecutors, government officials, and regulatory staff that provide decades of practical experience to our clients, including:
 
  • a former four-term New York State Attorney General and President of the National Association of Attorneys General;
  • a former Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the California Attorney General’s Office;
  • a former New York State Assistant Attorney General in its Environmental Protection Bureau;
  • a former Special Counsel to the New York State Attorney General, focused on public integrity matters.
  • a former Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management;
  • a former Deputy Director of the Division of Investment Management of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • a former Branch Chief of the Private Funds branch of the Office of Investment Adviser Regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management;
  • former attorneys from the Office of the General Counsel of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the United States Justice Department;
  • former members of various New York state agencies or their boards, including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Housing Development Corporation and Economic Development Corporation.
  • a former counsel and subcommittee staff director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs (now the Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs);
  • a former Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection; and
  • a former New York City Commissioner of Housing and Buildings.
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Attorneys in this Group


NAME TITLE OFFICE
Robert Abrams Partner New York

Robert Abrams
Partner
New York

Leonard Boxer Partner New York

Leonard Boxer
Partner
New York

Christopher R. Brewster Special Counsel Washington, DC

Christopher R. Brewster
Special Counsel
Washington, DC

Joel Cohen Of Counsel New York

Joel Cohen
Of Counsel
New York

Seamus Curley Partner Washington, DC

Seamus Curley
Partner
Washington, DC

Benjamin G. Diehl Special Counsel Los Angeles

Benjamin G. Diehl
Special Counsel
Los Angeles

Jerry H. Goldfeder Special Counsel New York

Jerry H. Goldfeder
Special Counsel
New York

Chris Griner Partner Washington, DC

Chris Griner
Partner
Washington, DC

Gregory Jaeger Special Counsel Washington, DC

Gregory Jaeger
Special Counsel
Washington, DC

Jeffrey R. Keitelman Co-Managing Partner Washington, DC
New York

Jeffrey R. Keitelman
Co-Managing Partner
Washington, DC
New York

Alan M. Klinger Co-Managing Partner New York

Alan M. Klinger
Co-Managing Partner
New York

Charles G. Moerdler Partner New York

Charles G. Moerdler
Partner
New York

Ross F. Moskowitz Partner New York

Ross F. Moskowitz
Partner
New York

Anne W. Salladin Special Counsel Washington, DC

Anne W. Salladin
Special Counsel
Washington, DC

E. Gail Suchman Special Counsel New York

E. Gail Suchman
Special Counsel
New York

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