Assisting clients navigate through the development approval processes and permitting processes required to develop property and commence construction has been the focus of my law practice since entering private practice in 1979. Prior to entering...
Practice areas & skills: Administrative Law, Land Use & Zoning, Litigation
Kurt Kastorf is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department at WilmerHale, and a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court and Government and Regulatory Litigation Practice Groups.
Practice areas & skills: Administrative Law, Environmental and Natural Resources, Antitrust & Trade Law, Litigation, Appeals
Review: “Eric Eisen was my first choice to represent my father in this unfortunate lawsuit. My Dad is 96, and I needed someone who would look after his best interest. Eric has done that beyond our expectations. His work is deta...
Practice areas & skills: Administrative Law, Business, Litigation
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.