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Robinson & McElwee Ranked in The South’s Top Government Affairs Firms Report

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September 22, 2015

The Southern Political Report magazine, Summer 2015 edition, has ranked Robinson & McElwee as one of the most influential lobbying firms in the State of West Virginia for “The South’s Top Government Affairs Firms and Lobbyists.”

Commenting on the process used to ensure the rankings are comprehensive and accurate, Phil Kent, the publisher of the magazine, notes that “Rating top governmental affairs firms and lobbyists in order of distinction is a thorny enterprise…That’s why we regularly talk to various movers-and-shakers in 13 Southern states ‘in the know.’ Some are accomplished lobbyists themselves, or they are the clients big and small that they serve. They know who the best are…”

About Robinson & McElwee

Robinson & McElwee’s practice is multifaceted and includes corporate law, environmental law, litigation, natural resources law, labor and employment law, utility law, bankruptcy, commercial real estate development, state and local taxation, estate planning and administration, commercial transactions and government relations.

The firm’s Government Relations Practice Group represents public utilities, including the solid waste landfill, transfer, hauling and recycling industries; oil and natural gas companies; the transportation industry; beverage alcohol manufacturers (including spirits and wine manufacturers, distributors and importers); legalized gaming; pyrotechnics distributors and retailers; steel manufacturers; contractors; physicians; various trade associations; and real estate developers.