Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP (GMP) is built to provide reasoned solutions to our clients’ District of Columbia business law and local government challenges. We have the knowledge, experience, and networks to guide your business through your local legal challenges.
Knowledge: Our attorneys draft legislation that becomes law, advise public-private partnerships, assist with multiple types of financing mechanisms including TIFs and tax abatements, and stay current on all areas of the law which we cover. Our attorneys work closely with District government agencies, and can advise your company how to work with our local government.
Experience: Our attorneys have represented hundreds of Fortune 100 corporations and local businesses in complex and high-stakes real-estate transactions, in hearings on employment law, in federal and local court, before the D.C. Council and a multitude of District agencies, and candidates in the highest profile local political campaigns. Our attorneys have logged hundreds of hours helping individuals, nonprofits, and businesses to navigate the myriad complexities of District government regulations. Our professional staff has years of hands-on experience assisting attorneys with all facets of the legal profession.
Networks: More than half of our staff have worked at high levels within the Executive and Legislative branches of the District of Columbia government. We maintain excellent working relationships with the District’s Mayor and Councilmembers, as well as appointed agency directors and staff. In addition, we strive to build strong relationships with our current and former clients and participate on numerous public policy, community, charitable, and legal boards of directors.
In addition to serving the legal, legislative, and administrative law needs of some of the country’s and region’s biggest companies, GMP serves as outside general counsel to a number of small businesses, which we help to navigate legal hurdles. Our extensive experience has taught us the best legal practices for entrepreneurs; following best practices can go a long way toward reducing legal risk.