Practice before state and federal agencies follows a complex path governed by the Administrative Procedure Act and State Administrative Procedure Act as well as individual agency regulations. Hodgson Russ has guided numerous public and private clients through all levels of federal, state, and local agencies, including interpreting regulations, obtaining permits, challenging determinations, advising on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requirements, guiding compliance efforts, and drafting legislation and regulations. Our diverse experience includes representing hospitals in cost recoupment proceedings; representing businesses in obtaining all types of air, water, and energy extraction permits; representing companies seeking to protect confidential information from FOIL or FOIA release; providing defense of discrimination claims; and representing professionals appearing before licensing and discipline bodies.
Hodgson Russ also defends our clients in formal and informal enforcement proceedings initiated by state and federal agencies, both in the in the administrative process and subsequent judicial proceedings. Our substantial experience in environmental, securities, health, energy, labor and employment, antitrust, and other areas allows us to provide legal assistance throughout the administrative law field.
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