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Government and Municipal Defense

Former Kentucky Attorney General F. Chris Gorman, a member of the firm, focuses his practice on government relations, regulatory issues and multi-state litigation. In addition, Jack Underwood, a member of the firm, has been a government relations consultant for 25 years and is registered in Kentucky and the United States Congress.

When you or your company are involved with a legal matter that includes complex regulations or a sensitive relationship with governmental bodies and officials, you need the counsel of consummate insiders who know the ins and outs of government and can navigate a path through the bureaucracy to achieve your goals. Our government relations attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced, and they are familiar with both the workings of government, and the individuals whose support may be crucial to the success of your enterprise. Whether your issue is before City Hall, the state legislature, or the U.S. Congress, we have what it takes to attain the best outcome possible for you.

Whether your interest is in ensuring that your venture meets the requirements of government regulations at all levels, or you wish to be sure your voice is heard in supporting or opposing pending legislation, it is essential that you have an advocate who knows exactly who the decision makers are, and what sort of arguments and influence will be most effective. We can represent you in appearances before regulatory bodies and government officials, or lobbying lawmakers regarding pending legislation.

F. Chris Gorman served as the Attorney General of the state of Kentucky from 1992-1996, and is a former Jefferson County Commissioner. He is the only former Kentucky Attorney General practicing in the area of government relations. Chris can advise you in regards to matters before the State’s Attorney General, corporate compliance with government regulations, and executive and legislative branch lobbying.

Jack Underwood focuses his practice on government relations. He is a former Assistant Jefferson County Attorney. Jack represents several corporations with issues before the Kentucky legislature, the executive branch of state government, the U.S. Congress, and the City of Louisville. He has years of experience in business lobbying, strategy development, and crisis management.

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