Regulatory and Administrative
Primary Contact: B. J. Walker
It takes a thorough understanding of administrative law and the legal guidelines and requirements imposed on federal and state agencies to successfully challenge an agency’s adverse action or to advocate for a favorable decision. A correct response to regulatory actions depends on the circumstances. Often times a court challenge is required. Other times, the best approach involves further engaging with or proceedings before the relevant agency or perhaps Congress. Rose Law Firm has a depth of expertise in key regulatory areas crucial to our clients and we know how to discern which approach is most appropriate. We achieve maximum results in challenging and defending governmental regulation.
We represent clients in enforcement actions in both state and federal court and we appear before agencies on our clients’ behalf to present evidence and effective arguments, ultimately preserving a record for judicial review of the final rule.
Our team has extensive experience and deep relationships with the local, state and federal administrative levels.
We work hand in glove with our Appellate and Constitutional law team and in the event an agency’s actions are scrutinized by the U.S. Congress, our Government Relations team is fully capable of handling these issues.
We routinely represent clients before a vast variety of state and local regulatory agencies throughout the entire Southeast that regulate such areas including:
Business and professional licensing
We represent numerous utility authorities, planning and development districts, Federal and other governmental entities-the full spectrum of administrative laws.
Our team has appeared before such boards, commissions and agencies including but not limited to:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Securities Exchange Commission
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department
Arkansas Public Service Commission
Arkansas Insurance Commission
Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Arkansas Banking Commission
Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
Arkansas Office of State Procurement
Arkansas Dental Board
Arkansas Medical Board
Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission
Arkansas Securities Department
Occupation Safety & Health Administration
Mine Safety & Health Administration
Chemical Safety Board
Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration
Environmental Protection Agency (multiple regions)
Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology Commission
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission
Arkansas Waterways Commission
Arkansas State Board of Planning