The lawyers and other professionals of Locke Lord's Washington, D.C. office, led by Managing Partner Denise Hanna, offer clients a broad range of professional services and reflects our solid relationships and commitment to meet our clients' needs from government affairs representation to business law and regulatory experience.
Locke Lord Public Policy Group LLC, our public affairs team in the Washington, D.C. office, is comprised of proactive and bipartisan problem solvers. Our lawyers and other professionals have a vast network of political contacts at every level of government and inside knowledge on how public processes operate. Each member of our team has extensive political and public policy experience, and we are able to provide clients with unparalleled access at the highest levels of Congress and the Executive Branch, including federal departments and regulatory agencies. Our public affairs lawyers have represented financial service companies before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, Federal Trade Commission, State and Federal financial services regulatory agencies and the U.S. Congress.
Our business lawyers serve clients in businesses across the corporate landscape, with a particular focus on energy, cable television, financial services and real estate. Our Energy Group represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and represents industry leaders (including the largest pipeline infrastructure projects in North America) taking the lead on critical rate, tariff and certificate matters. Our Financial Services Group represents clients before OCC, FDIC, OTS and FRB. Lawyers in the group include former investment bankers, financial executives, accountants and senior regulators with the Federal banking agencies.
The lawyers in our Washington, D.C. Real Estate practice have taken part in a broad variety of real estate, finance and corporate transactions across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico involving multi-property portfolios, construction, bridge and permanent loans, mezzanine financing, syndications, capital and secondary market transactions, real estate fund formation, joint ventures and REMICs. As part of our 120-person national real estate practice, our lawyers represent a diversified client base including insurance companies, investment banking firms, institutional lenders and banks, servicers, developers, equity investors, trustees and securitized transactions, foreign investors and many others involved in commercial real estate transactions.