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Public Policy and Governmental Affairs Area of Practice at Watson Spence, LLP

The firm represents clients’ interests in Washington in a variety of ways depending on the issues and concerns of the client. We maintain contacts in the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and in Congress. Our work at USDA involves concerns dealing with policy matters as well as disputes and regulatory issues. Our lawyers are involved with legislation before various congressional committees and offer testimony at hearings held by committees in both the House and the Senate. We also provide advice and representation on matters involving international trade and Food Safety as needed before the appropriate regulatory agencies.