K&L Gates

Government Relations Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Regularly handles policy relations and regulatory matters both domestically and globally. Sought out by prominent clients, including corporations and industry associations, from a range of sectors including transportation, aviation and financial services. Bipartisan team with cross-border expertise whose capabilities include state and local lobbying practices throughout the country.

Strengths Interviewees say: "The firm is able to bring a wide range of experts to the table as needed," adding: "The team is eager to learn and to provide the benefit of its experience."

Clients report: "The team is easy to work with, knowledgeable on the issues and very thorough in its execution. Their advice is also very sound."

Sources describe it as an "extremely dedicated team."

Work highlights Represented the Church Alliance, a coalition of denominational church retirement and health plans, in a legislative campaign to enact the Church Plan Clarification Act.

Notable practitioners

According to sources,
Bruce Heiman
is "a fine advocate who is very thoughtful, strategic and knows what's important to clients." He is well known for his prowess in cybersecurity and privacy policy issues. He also has experience advising private sector coalitions on export controls.


Daniel Crowley
's practice has particular emphasis on public policy matters, which often relate to financial services and capital markets concerns. He also advises clients on corporate governance and regulatory reform issues.


Emanuel Rouvelas
is regarded as an expert in maritime law, and has over four decades' experience working with Congress, the Executive Branch and foreign embassies on transport and international trade matters.