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King & Spalding LLP
United States
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Drawing upon his deep experience with the legislative process, Tom’s practice includes the development and execution of Legislative and Executive Branch strategies involving issues critical to domestic and foreign interests. His practice also includes advising corporations on complying with the vast array of laws that regulate the interaction of lobbyists with state and federal government officials.

As group leader of the Government Advocacy & Public Policy practice, Tom is actively involved in numerous lobbying efforts on the most pressing issues in Washington, involving tax, health, energy, defense, aerospace and appropriations.

Mr. Spulak counsels clients on the full suite of political law issues. He advises clients on complying with federal and state laws that regulate and require the reporting of lobbyist activities, and counsels clients on the ethical considerations involved when corporate representatives and government officials interact. 

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Government > Government relations

King & Spalding LLP has considerable experience in the infrastructure and healthcare industries, and is among the market’s go-to firms for energy-related matters. The public policy team is active in high-profile congressional investigations, and includes several legislative experts such as Daniel Donovan and Steven Kupka, who is noted for his expertise in Latin America-facing matters. Former US Attorney General Sally Yates is a key member of the firm’s government investigations practice, and policy expert Amirah Salaam is recommended for matters relating to homeland security and foreign affairs. Practice head Thomas Spulak has extensive lobbying experience and is active in the areas of international trade, healthcare and life sciences, aerospace, and infrastructure. Former Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coates re-joined the firm last year.