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Launched in 2021 amidst increased policymaking activity due to COVID-19, shifting control of Congress, and a new presidential administration, Frost Brown Todd’s Washington, D.C. office offers an experienced and well-networked team of attorneys with a presence in the nation’s capital, as well as in their home states of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia.

 

Overview

Members of the firm’s bipartisan D.C. roster have held high-ranking government positions at the national and state levels, in addition to serving in an advisory capacity to prominent lawmakers, cabinet members, and federal commissions. Others bring significant experience representing clients in diverse industry sectors before various federal regulatory, administrative and enforcement agencies.

Our D.C. office’s combination of public policy and regulatory experience, backed by the support of a full-service law firm with offices in key markets, carves out a unique value proposition: We can draw readily on our strong constituent-based relationships to provide clients with exclusive and actionable insights regarding the legal trends and developments that stand to greatly impact their industries. In so doing, Frost Brown Todd presents clients with a one-stop shop for regulatory and legislative services, promoting efficiency, communication, and collaboration.

 

Firm Capabilities

Frost Brown Todd is a multi-state, full-service law firm that counsels clients in a wide variety of federal matters across its footprint, including:

  • Liaison with Congress, the White House, and federal agencies.
  • FDA and USDA regulatory counsel, especially for medical devices, food and beverage, and emerging hemp and CBD businesses.
  • State and federal election modernization and administration counsel.
  • Guidance and representation in connection with the DOJ, DHS, HHS, CDC, Dept. of Ed., and State Dept.
  • Crisis response planning and management (including prior roles advising federal agencies on COVID-19 countermeasures and school safety).
  • Compliance and government relations counsel for highly regulated industries such as insurance, manufacturing, health care, food and beverage, energy, financial services, entertainment, and gaming.
  • Counsel and support related to government enforcement, internal investigations, antitrust, fraud, and white-collar criminal matters.
  • Regulatory compliance and contract negotiation for cross-border transactions, workforce immigration and outsourcing arrangements, import/export matters, and customs regulations.
  • IP licensing, prosecution and enforcement, including representation before the U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (including proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board).
  • Product safety counsel and representation before the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
  • Federal-level real estate tax credit counsel, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Historic Tax Credit, and Opportunities Zones.

Bi-Partisan Roster

Our D.C. team is focused on client needs in the nation’s capital and beyond.

  • Jennifer Y. Barber Profile Image
    Jennifer Y. Barber

    Member

    Louisville, KY

    Washington, D.C.

  • Russell M. Coleman Profile Image
    Russell M. Coleman

    Member

    Louisville, KY

    Washington, D.C.

  • Carte P. Goodwin Profile Image
    Carte P. Goodwin

    Office Member-in-Charge

    Charleston, WV

    Washington, D.C.

  • Trey Grayson Profile Image
    Trey Grayson

    Member

    Florence, KY

    Washington, D.C.

  • Haifeng Hong Profile Image
    Haifeng Hong

    Member

    Dallas, TX

    Houston, TX

    Washington, D.C.

  • Jonathan S. Miller Profile Image
    Jonathan S. Miller

    Office Member-in-Charge

    Washington, D.C.

    Lexington, KY

  • Samantha M. Quimby Profile Image
    Samantha M. Quimby

    Member

    Columbus, OH

    Washington, D.C.

  • Joseph (Joe) Ward Profile Image
    Joseph (Joe) Ward

    Member

    Charleston, WV

    Washington, D.C.

  • Thomas E. Wheeler, II Profile Image
    Thomas E. Wheeler, II

    Member

    Indianapolis, IN

    Washington, D.C.

  • David J. Zylka Profile Image
    David J. Zylka

    Senior Associate

    Washington, D.C.