Pete Shepherd is a member of our government practice. Pete brings three decades of... more
Pete Shepherd is a member of our government practice. Pete brings three decades of experience in government affairs, litigation, and public administration to bear on his representation of the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians. In selective other engagements, he applies his experience to resolving matters arising within and between governments and to advising pr... view profile
Government attorneys focus on a particular area of government regulation. These lawyers are often called “regulatory lawyers” and can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. Some government law attorneys are also known as “public interest lawyers.” Public interest lawyers tend to focus on those areas where a large group of individuals is affected by government regulation–for example, environmental laws or anti-discrimination laws.