Regulatory and Government Affairs


The Best Practice for Integrating Best Practices.

Maintaining compliance and integrating best practices is often complicated and time-consuming. We lead our clients efficiently through federal, state and local regulatory requirements across a broad scope of industries, including regulated industries in the biomedical, defense, power generation, medical, and software businesses.

For more than 15 years, SLG has assisted clients in all aspects of regulatory and compliance matters. We focus on your business objectives and provide the guidance you need to navigate evolving and complex government rules.

Our attorneys are responsive to changes in laws and regulations, and can help you craft a proactive approach to compliance and best practices.

SLG also has deep expertise in government contracting, and regularly assists clients with government inquiries and investigations.

Our Areas of Practice Include:

Government Contracts

SLG has broad experience advising clients with government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. We have deep knowledge of defense industry contracts involving the Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. Our attorneys assist clients in obtaining government prime and sub-prime contracts, strategizing proposals, preparing bid protests, and drafting and negotiating subcontracts with government prime contractors.


SLG understands the importance of compliance from both a transactional and a liability perspective. We take an active role in monitoring developments in the law, including judicial decisions, agency opinions, and statutory and regulatory enactments – so we can help you establish up-to-date policies and protocols. SLG specializes in government procurement practices, cost accounting, export law, security, and labor and employment. SLG’s team is also highly experienced at efficiently reviewing contracts and agreements for specific industry compliance issues.

Government and Internal Investigations

SLG provides a full range of services related to government and internal investigations, including assisting clients in formulating comprehensive plans to address potential violations of applicable law. We also deal with governmental and internal investigations in export law, employment discrimination, immigration, and criminal cases. Our attorneys take a proactive approach in government investigations; where it is likely to improve our clients’ results, we regularly draft position statements and voluntary disclosures, and work with regulators and government authorities to achieve sensible outcomes that help clients keep moving forward.

Recent Regulatory Successes:

  • Assisted a government subcontractor in identifying federal compliance issues including, FCP, ITAR, and other regulatory matters, and preparing a voluntary disclosure submission to the U.S. government, which resulted in zero monetary fines or restrictive penalties for our client.
  • Assisted a multinational client in the aerospace industry with the drafting and implementation of a company-wide compliance program, which included the drafting of an employee handbook and additional HR policies.
  • Assisted a publicly traded client on the general applicability of Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to its suite of agreements.