Governmental Relations
Areas of Focus
  • Administrative and Regulatory 
    • Negotiations for resolving issues 
    • Representation of clients before various state and federal regulatory agencies 
    • Representation of clients in appeals to the S.C. Administrative Law Court 
    • Representation in civil and criminal litigation involving federal, state and/or local governmental agencies 
  • Legislative and Governmental Relations 
    • Legislative or regulatory communication strategies 
    • Legal analysis 
    • Monitoring of legislative activities and political developments 
    • Maintaining positive and productive relationships with legislators, regulators, and their staff 
    • Participating in meetings and hearings, including testifying on their behalf 
    • Drafting legislation, amendments, regulations, policies, and other proposals for clients for use by governmental entities, legislators, and staff 
    • Organizing coalitions on legislative and regulatory matters
Governmental Relations Attorneys
    • Eugene H. Matthews
    • Practice Group Leader
Who We Represent
  • Healthcare institutions 
  • Banking and financial industries 
  • Multiple product lines of the insurance industry 
  • Public utilities 
  • Small and independent businesses 
  • Trade associations 
  • State, county, and local governmental officials, candidates, political parties, and entities in administrative venues