Businesses facing legislative and regulatory challenges require sound and strategic advice to ensure that their views are heard in legislatures, in the regulatory agencies, by governors, and among state attorneys general. The professionals in the McDaniel, Wolff & Benca government relations practice have the skills, discretion and reputation to ensure that our clients’ views are given due consideration in the public policy debate.
Our government relations team is composed of lawyers committed to representing our clients’ interests at all levels of local, regional, national and cross-border governing bodies in Arkansas and throughout the nation. In this wide-ranging practice, we combine legal and advocacy skills with strategic experience that has been developed over years of work on an extensive variety of legislative, regulatory and policy projects.
The McDaniel, Wolff & Benca government relations team is led by Dustin McDaniel who was elected in 2007 as the 55th Attorney General for the State of Arkansas where he served until 2015. Before private practice, attorneys Scott Richardson and Bart Calhoun worked in the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office for several years. Because we can draw on this experience of our government relations lawyers from throughout the firm, and can also work closely with our clients’ existing resources in order to deploy them to their greatest effect.