Government Relations and Administrative Law Experience
Large Industrial Client Has Ongoing Government Relations Concerns
Larkin Hoffman’s Government Relations and Regulatory team helped to develop a strategy for a large industrial client with varied tax, environmental and real estate concerns that needed to interact regularly with senior elected and appointed cabinet officials in the State of Minnesota.
Larkin Hoffman Helped Property Managers Fend Off Legislation
A sophisticated property management organization engaged Larkin Hoffman’s Government Relations team to help it pro-actively engage the legislature on issues affecting their business and that of their clients.
Industrial Sand Mining Company Engages Larkin Hoffman to Pursue Business Strategy
A large minerals company serving the oil and gas industry sought out regulatory and land use support from Larkin Hoffman to help it develop a strategy for approaching local government units in connection with potential sand mining and multi-modal shipping facilities.
City Council Approves Restaurant Drive-Through Project
When Panera needed approval from the City of Eagan, Minnesota, to put in place a drive-through window at an existing restaurant location, the company turned to Larkin Hoffman for support just days before a planning commission hearing. After the commission voted unanimously to deny the necessary approvals, the Larkin Hoffman team – led by Julie Perrus with assistance from Peter Coyle, Jerry Seck, Bob Long and Yinfei Wu – contacted city staff and council members about the matter. Despite the efforts of another entity to influence changes within the development, the city approved the project during a subsequent council meeting.
Inclusion of Roadway Improvement Funding in State Bonding Bill
The need for road improvements near the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, prompted a group of Bloomington officials, landowners and legislators to contact Larkin Hoffman for support.
Steel Maker Enlists Regulatory and Policy Advice to Pursue Mine Expansion
When the largest steel maker in the country and largest taconite producer in Minnesota wanted to expand, the company engaged Larkin Hoffman’s regulatory and government relations team.
Legislation Overturns Court Decision Altering Variance Law Standards
Faced with unexpected changes to variance law standards, a coalition of business organizations contacted Larkin Hoffman for support.
Larkin Team Helps Pet Pharmacy Avoid Violation
A national online pharmacy company contacted Larkin Hoffman attorneys after receiving notice of several complaints relating to the company’s order fulfillment process.
Historic Minnesota Jobs Bill Signed into Law
Larkin Hoffman attorneys assisted a coalition of contractors, builders, members of the building trades and professionals serving the construction industry in drafting measures in the 2010 Jobs Bill to stimulate new construction, renovation, and redevelopment.
To view information and materials presented at the Jobs Bill Seminar recently hosted by attorneys at Larkin Hoffman, click here.
Legislative Approval of Key Funding Authority for Mall of America Expansion
Mall of America, an internationally recognized retail and entertainment attraction, relied upon the services of Larkin Hoffman's legislative team for assistance in securing authority from the Minnesota legislature for new tax revenues to support Phase II development of the property.
Legislative Amendment to Protect Private Property from Arbitrary Taking by Government Body
Larkin Hoffman's Government Relations team leads a coalition of private companies and landowners seeking a change in state law.
Statute of Limitations Reform
Larkin Hoffman's Government Relations team pushes for legislation to ensure protection of children through statute of limitations reform.
Interior Design Licensure
Larkin Hoffman's Government Relations team represents the cause for interior design licensure at the Minnesota Legislature.
Cosmetic Product Compliance Issues
Larkin Hoffman assists clients nationally and internationally in the area of cosmetic product compliance.