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Sheppard Mullin's Governmental Practice provides the full range of legal services to clients that interface with the Government, whether in the contractual, regulatory, or enforcement context. For decades, we have helped organizations navigate complex government regulations and contract terms; guided them through audits, investigations, and enforcement actions; and defended them in the event of litigation. We are a highly ranked, dynamic multidisciplinary team with specialties in all areas involving the Government, including:

Our lawyers represent clients in proceedings before state and federal courts; a broad array of administrative tribunals, including the GAO, various Boards of Contract Appeals, and the Court of International Trade; the alphabet soup of federal agencies including the CBP, CFIUS, DEA, DHS, DOC, DOD, DOE, DOJ, DOT, EPA, FBI, FDA, FTC, FINRA, GSA, HHS, OFAC, Treasury, and the SEC; and state, regional, and local agencies. Sheppard Mullin serves a broad base of clients in the aerospace & defense, commercial items, blockchain & fintech, education, electronics, energy, government, healthcare, higher education, life sciences, retail, technology, telecom, transportation, and utilities industries.

With nearly 100 lawyers in the United States, Europe, and Asia, we serve multinational companies on a broad range of contract, regulatory, and enforcement matters.  We have been nationally ranked as an “Elite” firm in Chambers USA for Government Contracts, and are also ranked highly by Chambers Global for Belgium Competition and Chambers USA for Antitrust California. Our healthcare team has been named three times as a U.S. Health Law Practice Group of the Year. Our various lawyers are regularly recognized in the lists of Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Daily Journal’s Attorneys of the Year, Women of Influence in Law, Rising Stars, and Hall of Fame Lawyers.



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