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Attorneys General and State Agencies Practice

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Each day, state attorneys general make countless decisions that impact the business community – ranging from pursuing multi-state investigations, to issuing formal opinions regarding the construction of state statutes, to filing amicus briefs before the United States Supreme Court and federal circuit courts.

When clients need to deal with AGs on matters of law and policy, Williams Mullen assists in investigations, litigation and public policy guidance, providing a comprehensive range of services and the ability to engage with critical decision makers in the executive branch of each State.  Our attorneys understand how state government reacts to litigation, and the process and procedure by which States decide whether to commence or resolve litigation.

Our team combines extensive government affairs experience with substantive legal knowledge and a keen understanding of the political climate in Washington, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina and beyond. Our practice group includes former senior staff from the Virginia AGs’ office, and team members bring the right mix of former prosecutors, government affairs professionals, litigators and advocates.  Led by a former Chief Deputy Attorney General, our team has substantial experience in helping clients work through difficult and complex issues involving state government.

Whether you are facing an enforcement action in a single state or a multi-state investigation that spans the country, we have the skills to help navigate the most sensitive matters. 

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