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Blog Posts

Negotiated Rulemaking

Congressional Caucus

Presidential Succession

Magic Minute

Executive Session

COVID IV legislation: A summary of provisions most impacting higher education

The CARES Act: Summary of provisions impacting higher education institutions and borrowers

ABA urges Congress to reform federal cannabis policy

Midterm 2018 postgame: What the outcome means for higher ed

California legislature seeks to narrow 'slack-fill' packaging claims

TCLE

Why Illinois Privacy and Cyber Developments Matter Nationwide

ED’s Increased Scrutiny of College Contracts with Online Program Managers

The Regulatory Outlook for Higher Education

Federal Energy Policy: Impact of the 2020 Election

Election Day Impacts for Cyber and Privacy

The State of Cannabis in the States: A Federal Overview

Publications

A government contractors’ checklist for building a FAR combating-trafficking compliance plan

California says #MeToo: What employers need to know

Will the Higher Education Act be reauthorized in 2018?

Trending Wonkology: What is 'Special Counsel'?

Gift-giving policies: Seven ethics checks in light of OGE’s Updated Standards

Connecting more: Two ways the revised OGE gift standards ease communication with government employees

Summary and implications of proposed 'Counteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017'

Senate committee examines unmanned aircraft system safety, privacy concerns

TPP accord faces uncertain future in Congress

News

Thompson Coburn Bounds into 2024 with Lateral Additions, Continuing its National Growth

Leadership Transitions: Ben Grove Joins Diversity in Government Relations Coalition Board and Wraps Up Q Street Presidency

TC Lobbying & Policy Group Selected as Finalist for NLJ Legal Awards 2023

Bloomberg Government Names Thompson Coburn a Top-Performing Lobbying Firm

Celebrating 40 years of TC in DC

‘We boarded the plane. Thank god.’ — Thompson Coburn, Rep. Ann Wagner come together to help Afghan family escape the Taliban

U.S. Mint releases Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin to benefit client FIRST

President Trump signs bill approving commemorative coin to benefit client FIRST

Thompson Coburn adds energy and natural resources policy advisors to growing Lobbying & Policy team

Ben Grove elected President of Q Street

Thompson Coburn attorneys to speak at Digital Hollywood

Congratulations to our 2017 ‘Lawyers of the Year’

Thompson Coburn's lobbying group honored as among the top in the nation

Aaron Lacey, Chris Murray author paper on regulatory hurdles for competency-based education

U.S. Olympic Committee appoints Ken Salomon to ethics committee

Chris Murray named to National Law Journal’s '40 under 40'

Higher education attorney Aaron D. Lacey joins Thompson Coburn

Thompson Coburn launches new bipartisan Lobbying & Policy group in Washington, D.C.

Senator Kit Bond and Warren Dean publish op-ed in The Washington Times

Partner
Washington, D.C.

Former United States Attorney Kenyen Brown focuses his practice on white-collar criminal litigation and compliance counseling, including matters involving inter...

Former United States Attorney Kenyen Brown focuses his practice o...

Kenyen Brown
Legislative Assistant
Washington, D.C.

For James, the thrill of walking the halls of Congress never grows old.

For James, the thrill of walking the halls of Congress never grows old.

James Conway
Partner
Chicago

John provides practical, strategic advice to clients on governmental and business matters.

John provides practical, strategic advice to clients on governmental and bu...

John Cullerton
Legislative Director
Washington, D.C.

As a relentless builder of strategic networks, Ben leverages his bipartisan connections in Washington and throughout the country to connect clients to Congress, the Admin...

As a relentless builder of strategic networks, Ben leverages his bipartisan...

Ben Grove
Advisor
Washington, D.C.

Jack combines his policy and communications experience to help clients meet their legislative and regulatory goals.

Jack combines his policy and communications experience to help clients meet...

Jack Jacobson
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Chris came to Washington to attend college and has been at the intersection of politics and education ever since.

Chris came to Washington to attend college and has been at the intersection...

Christopher Murray
Partner
Dallas

Elizabeth represents clients in high-stakes litigation across the country, involving commercial disputes, product defects claims, and consumer fraud, and securities fraud...

Elizabeth represents clients in high-stakes litigation across the country, ...

Elizabeth Myers
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Ken has spent his entire legal career in the public and private sectors in Washington, DC and has a thorough understanding and appreciation of how lobbying can advance cl...

Ken has spent his entire legal career in the public and private sectors in ...

Ken Salomon
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of issues including funding, project development, and procurement.

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of...

Jane Sutter Starke