Administrative and Regulatory Law

Administrative and regulatory law makes up much of what many people describe as "the government." From your local zoning and planning board up to federal agencies like the EPA, the FDA, the FTC, and the IRS, vast swaths of law and regulations are controlled by administrative agencies.

Eckland & Blando has a great deal of experience assisting clients with their interaction with governmental agencies and helping them to anticipate and address minor disputes before they become major disagreements. Our attorneys represent clients with all aspects of the administrative law process, including rule-making under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), state APAs, adjudications, and enforcement actions.

The Complexities of Administrative Law

Our lawyers understand the applicable laws and regulations. Our experience representing our clients during the rule-making process benefits clients dealing with compliance and adjudication. Our firm's substantial work litigating many government contract issues and other aspects of government regulation provides us with great familiarity with both the substantive law of many agencies as well as the practice and procedure before these agencies.

Our attorneys are also familiar with the unique workings of individual federal and state agencies because success in this area of the law often hinges on understanding how best to negotiate with an agency.

Subsidized Housing

For decades, the federal government has leveraged the resources, skill, and entrepreneurial agility of the private sector to provide affordable housing in rural and urban areas to low-income, elderly, and disabled constituencies. The statutes and regulations governing these programs are frequently amended and often interpreted inconsistently by the courts.

Eckland & Blando is a leading firm in advising and representing individuals, partnerships, and other business entities in resolving disputes arising during the administration of public housing contracts. Our lawyers enjoy a national reputation in this complex and important area of the law. We are often invited to lecture before the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) and similar organizations.

Contact Our Firm

For more information about public housing contract and administration dispute litigation, please contact our Minneapolis office at 612-236-0160.