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Managing political & regulatory risks & securing funding

In today’s ever-changing political environment, integrating government relations and business strategies makes good business sense. 

Whether you are seeking to

  • capture new markets

  • identify and secure federal funding

  • monitor, stay ahead of, and strategically plan to address risks

our government relations professionals bring you substantive knowledge and real – world government experience, with the accountability and stability of the Nelson Mullins law firm.

Bipartisan relationships and business, political, legal experience

Advisors and advocates for our clients, we leverage strong bipartisan relationships, and business, political, and legal experience to assist clients with

  • Education

  • Energy and the Environment

  • Federal Grants

  • Financial Services

  • Healthcare

  • International Relations and Trade

  • Political Law

  • Regulatory Policy

  • Tax Policy

  • Telecommunications

  • Trademark and Copyright Policy

  • Transportation

  • Congressional Investigations

  • Defense/Procurement

  • Economic Development


Team with business mindset and in-depth experience in public affairs – at the international, federal, state, and local levels

Our team understands the processes of government and real-world and political pressures both as former government officials and from years of experience helping clients advance their government relations objectives. 

Our team also includes former government officials who have served in a range of capacities

  • Diplomats

  • Cabinet officials

  • Elected representatives

  • High-level Congressional staff members

Nelson Mullins’ government relations team includes attorneys and policy strategists who served as business executives and bring to clients business and fiscal skills critical to helping clients meet their financial objectives. 

Our clients range from local governments to large multinational corporations and sovereign governments

It never pays to be surprised.  Nelson Mullins offers proactive and effective advocacy on behalf of corporate, nonprofit, and government clients in transactions where politics, business, regulatory and legal environments intersect.  Our clients include

  • Professional associations

  • State and local governments

  • Universities and research institutions

  • Emerging growth companies

  • Foreign sovereign governments

  • Fortune 50 global companies


Relationships help advance business objectives

It’s about relationships – with our clients and with government officials – to help advance business strategies in today's fast-paced business and legal environments.  Working with our team, the people  you meet are the people who provide the services. 


Our services help clients

  • Craft and implement effective media strategies – including using targeted messaging to press and interest groups, opinion pieces, and crisis management

  • Create networks – creating custom business development networks– with government officials, trade groups, academic institutions, investors, and others to validate and market client products and solutions– and facilitating coalition-building

  • Develop and nurture relationships – providing introductions to leaders and key decision makers, facilitating discussions with public officials, and assisting clients in navigating the halls of government

  • Develop programmatic government relations strategies – developing integrated business, legislative, and regulatory programmatic strategies

  • Gain political intelligence and identify emerging risk areas – tracking and reporting on legislative activities, including bill introductions, hearings, committee markups, and floor debates

  • Navigate procurement processes – providing intelligence on evolving procurement regulations and advising on procurement opportunities and processes

  • Prepare to deliver testimony –  guiding witnesses in advance of testimony before government agencies, including responses to congressional inquiries

  • Advance business development and financing objectives –  identifying opportunities with the U.S. government and foreign entities

  • Advocate and lobby proactively –  including drafting legislation and amendments and representing clients in partnership with Nelson Mullins attorneys before federal agencies and at the international level

  • Analyze legal, political, business, and regulatory factors – helping identify and guide clients on factors that may impact policy and business interests

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