Our talent in Washington, DC is infused with people who have experience and relationships with those driving the country’s agenda.
A number of professionals in our Washington office served in Congress or held leadership or general counsel positions within agencies like HUD, the IRS, the FTC, the SEC or the FDA. Others have worked extensively with international development programs, such as the World Bank’s community and housing development programs.
So it is no surprise that Washington, DC is home to our affordable housing, community development, and tax credit finance practices—the largest and most sophisticated in the nation. Our insider contacts and perspective in this industry is unmatched. But we also offer highly creative minds that are constantly considering solutions to tomorrow’s challenges to their thinking about today’s transactions. Our focus on green development and social benefit investing are just two examples.
Our Washington office talent also includes corporate, litigation, intellectual property and tax attorneys who are involved in major financing transactions, regulatory issues and protection of company interests.
One of our core values is to bring Nixon Peabody to the community, and the community to Nixon Peabody. In addition to an active pro bono program, many lawyers, professionals and staff in the Washington office dedicate substantial time to mentoring programs, board memberships, volunteer and advisory services to nonprofits, and community service and we often host meetings and events for community partners. We are committed to our clients, to each other and to the communities in which we live and work.
- Challenges Mount for Companies Doing Business in Russia
Rochester Business Journal | September 26, 2014
Washington, DC, M&A and Corporate Transactions counsel Alexandra Lopez-Casero is quoted in this column discussing the obstacles companies who do business with Russia are facing in light of sanctions against the country.
- Russian Sanctions May Provoke Firesales
Wall Street Journal | September 19, 2014
Washington, DC, M&A and Corporate Transactions counsel Alexandra Lopez-Casero is featured in this Q&A on the economic impact of U.S. sanctions against Russia.
- The Art of Dissolution, Winding Up, and Cancellation of a LLC
Affordable Housing Finance | September 16, 2014
Washington, DC, Commercial Litigation partner Le Dolan authored this column discussing the three stages of a limited liability company’s demise.