As a third generation Las Vegan, my family has been involved in Las Vegas businesses, construction and development for more than 80 years. I attended the public schools in Las Vegas,... more
As a third generation Las Vegan, my family has been involved in Las Vegas businesses, construction and development for more than 80 years. I attended the public schools in Las Vegas, graduating from Valley High School at 16 years old in 1979, and then attended UNLV and UNR, graduating from UNR in 1983 at the age of 20 with a B.S. in Accounting with Information Systems Option. I was the only u... view profile
Federal and state government agencies are required to follow certain procedures in order for their actions to be constitutional. For the federal government, these procedures are generally outlined by the Federal Administrative Procedure Act (FAPA). Each state government has its own set of administrative procedures as well, some of which are modeled after FAPA. An administrative law attorney specializes in administrative procedures at the federal and/or state level. Some examples of administrative agencies include the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If, for example, the FDA passes new rules that affect your business, you may benefit from the services of an administrative law lawyer to better understand whether the FDA followed the correct procedure in passing these rules and whether you should contest them.