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Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC

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HOLTZMAN VOGEL JOSEFIAK TORCHINSKY, PLLC
Website:
www.hvjt.law
Tel: 540-341-8808
Fax: 540-341-8809

Managing Partner: Jill Vogel
Number of partners: 15
Number of lawyers: 25
Languages: English, Spanish

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Based in Washington, D.C., Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky is recognized as one of the nation’s premier political and business law firms. Over nearly two decades, the firm has consolidated a unique pool of talent with attorneys possessing deep experience, background and insights across advocacy, campaign law, government investigations, and business and non-profit compliance and litigation. HVJT attorneys have served at senior leadership levels of law and policy, including the White House, the Cabinet, Cabinet agencies, the Department of Justice, the Federal Election Commission, the United States Senate, the House of Representatives, state legislatures and as general counsel at every national party committee. Clients are Fortune 500 companies, non-profit corporations, trade associations, charities, statehouses, political campaigns, PACs, political parties, and individuals engaged in federal, state, and local issues. HJVT is a unique, powerful legal partner committed to protecting client legal and reputational interests in high-profile matters.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Campaign Finance & Election Law
15 Partners; 31 Fee Earners
Campaign finance and election law is dynamic, complex and under increasingly intense legal and regulatory scrutiny. The firm guides corporations, candidates, non-profits, lobbying firms and lobbyists, national and state party committees, political committees, consultants and donors so clients can win. HVJT advises Fortune 500 companies and U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies on how to establish and administer corporate political action committees and political activity. Additionally, HVJT’s lawyers have served as Federal Election Commissioners and state lawmakers, and in that capacity wrote many current election laws.
Contact: Jason Torchinsky Tel: 202-737-8808
Email: [email protected]

Lobbying and Foreign Agents Registration Act Compliance
15 Partners; 31 Fee Earners
The firm advises the world’s largest companies on how to establish internal compliance processes and workflow to ensure they always meet four goals: 1) understand the disclosure obligations of specific jurisdictions related to engagement with government officials; 2) file all required registrations fully, accurately and on time; 3) maintain internal and external records related to ongoing lobbying reporting obligations; and 4) file lobbying reports in a timely manner. HVJT’s lawyers also routinely lead clients through lobbying and Foreign Agents Registration Act audits, conducted by outside auditing firms, state regulators, and the Department of Justice.
Contact: Steve Roberts Tel: 202-737-8808
Email: [email protected]

Congressional & Government Investigations
15 Partners; 31 Fee Earners
HVJT lawyers have extensive experience helping clients navigate investigations that involve legal, political and reputational risks. The firm represents companies and executives that are the subject of or witnesses in congressional and federal agency investigations. HVJT also conducts congressional and federal agency investigation and political law due diligence for companies involved in mergers and acquisitions. The firm is experienced in working with client executives, general counsel, government affairs and communications teams to navigate the significant political crosscurrents inherent in these investigations.
Contact: Jason Torchinsky Tel: 202-737-8808
Email: [email protected]

Nonprofits & Charities
15 Partners; 31 Fee Earners
The firm counts among its clients some of the nation’s largest political and policy related tax-exempt organizations. It advises clients of their obligations related to federal and state corporate tax, fundraising, lobbying, and election laws. HVJT helps its clients with hurdles related to tax-exempt organization management and corporate governance issues, combinations of tax-exempt organizations, related charity and 501(c)(4) entities, and issues related to disclosures of donors and spending.
Contact: Jason Torchinsky Tel: 202-737-8808
Email: [email protected]

Constitutional & Business Litigation
15 Partners; 31 Fee Earners
The firm has successfully represented corporate and political entities in high-profile, high-risk matters. For instance, HVJT has represented national political committees in federal litigation challenging the method of electing candidates in partisan elections, resulting in victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. HVJT has also defended companies against Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) claims, achieving pre-trial dismissals and favorable settlements at significant client savings. Additionally, the firm has represented political and social welfare clients as counsel or amici curiae before the Supreme Court of the United States and various Courts of Appeals in First Amendment and campaign finance litigation. HVJT’s representation has also included corporate clients in administrative proceedings in multiple states, the Federal Election Commission, and other state and federal agencies; corporate clients in state court business litigation, and corporate clients in civil investigations by state Attorneys General.
Contact: Jason Torchinsky Tel: 202-737-8808
Email: [email protected]

Freedom of Information Act
15 Partners; 31 Fee Earners
HVJT represents businesses, lobbyists, organizations, government entities, and elected officeholders as they pursue or defend requests under the federal Freedom of Information Act and corollary state laws. As representative matters, the firm has successfully pursued and obtained records related to a high-profile government official that resulted in major publicity for its client. It also defended against the release of client records that would have exposed trade secrets and provided commercial advantage to competitors.
Contact: Steve Roberts Tel: 202-737-8808
Email: [email protected]

All Practice Areas
Campaign Finance & Election Law
Congressional & Government Investigations
Lobbying Compliance
Nonprofits & Charities
Constitutional Litigation
Freedom of Information Act
Business & Corporate Law
Criminal Defense & Investigations
Commercial Litigation
IRS and State Tax Compliance
Redistricting Litigation

Offices:
Northern Virginia
15405 John Marshall Highway
Haymarket, VA 20169
540-341-8808
[email protected]

Washington, DC
2300 N Street, NW
Suite 643A
Washington, DC 20037
202-737-8808
[email protected]