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Administrative Law and Licensing

We know how to work with officials at public agencies to clarify the issues, assess regulatory concerns and weigh the legal risks. Whether your matters concern procedural or substantive issues, our lawyers represent your interests with years of experience behind them. They collaborate with attorneys in our other practice areas to find the right answer for you. Many of our attorneys have also previously served as elected officials and government counsel and they maintain relationships with officials at public agencies.

We've represented business and governmental clients on regulatory and administrative law matters, including:

  • Administrative hearings and agency proceedings

  • Judicial review of administrative and agency action

  • Licensing and permitting

  • Professional discipline hearings

  • Rule-making and rule challenge proceedings

  • Variances and waivers from agency rules

  • State and local boards and commissions

  • Competitive procurement and bid protests

  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) due process hearings

  • Medicaid Program Integrity cases

  • Substantial interest hearings under the Florida Administrative Procedure Act

  • General regulatory matters

We’ve represented clients in proceedings and have litigated cases before the following:

  • Agency for Health Care Administration

  • County governments

  • Department of Business and Professional Regulation

  • Department of Economic Opportunity

  • Department of Education

  • Department of Elder Affairs

  • Department of Health

  • Department of Insurance

  • Department of Transportation

  • District school boards

  • Division of Administrative Hearings

  • Federal Election Commission

  • Florida Commission on Ethics

  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection

  • Florida Department of Management Services

  • Florida Elections Commission

  • Florida Lottery

  • Water Management Districts