Government Relations & Lobbying

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Meaningful Relationships. Real Results.

Our attorneys are lobbyists and lawyers.

With offices in Boise, Idaho Falls, Lehi, Missoula, Reno and Salt Lake City, Parsons Behle & Latimer’s governmental law practice is the strongest in the Intermountain Region. Our practice encompasses administrative and regulatory law. We represent clients before state legislatures, local governments and regulatory agencies on myriad issues including but not limited to environmental, natural resources, power, telecommunications and transportation.

Attorneys and professionals in this practice area, many of whom have significant campaign and election law experience, also counsel clients about the basics of the political process and complexities of election law, lobbying, procurement and regulatory law.

Clients draw upon the expertise of Parsons Behle & Latimer attorneys and professionals with specific practice area consultation to provide a team well-versed in the substantive areas of law and governmental process.

Representative Matters

Defeated legislation that would have substantially damaged data information industry
Non-profit client obtained full amount for first-time appropriation
Avoided harm to client’s core business in automotive industry
Successfully coordinated passage of bill regarding electric power facilities
Successfully amended bill to have minimal impact on automotive industry client
Coordinated opposition and successfully amended bill related to special service district
Safeguarded business interests for health care client
Successfully defeated legislation for telecommunications client
Change in law allowing new line of business


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