- Chairman: Jeffrey K Haidet
- Managing Partner: TMark Flanagan, Jr California
- Executive Partner: : Kurt L Kicklighter
- Number of lawyers: 575
- INTERNATIONAL OFFICES: The firm also has an office in Brussels
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) is an international law firm with more than 575 attorneys and public policy advisors in 13 offices and 11 markets. The firm is uniquely positioned at the intersection of law, business and government, representing clients in the areas of complex litigation, corporate law, energy, environment, finance, government contracts, health care, infrastructure, insurance, intellectual property, private client services, public policy, real estate, and technology.
Main Areas of Practice:
The Corporate department at MLA offers sophisticated guidance to clients seeking advice on a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, ranging from the financing and structuring of public and private deals, including related tax consideration and planning, to general corporate counseling and governance.
Contact: Wayne N Bradley Tel: 404 527 4044
Environment, Energy & Product Regulation:
MLA established its environmental practice group more than 50 years ago to counsel chemical companies, oil and gas producers, and defense contractors on the first environmental enforcement actions.
Contact: Peter L Gray Tel: 202 496 7707
Intellectual Property & Technology:
The highly-regarded IP attorneys at MLA skillfully apply their legal knowledge, technical savvy and business acumen to help clients address today's unique challenges and strategically create, manage and benefit from their IP assets. Realizing that the protection of intellectual property is now a global matter, MLA has developed a deep knowledge and understanding of domestic and international issues.
Contact: Song K Jung Tel: 202 496 7413
MLA’s Government Contracts team consists of more than 70 attorneys and professional advisors throughout five offices – including former members of key government procuring agencies, the Justice Department, Congress and its committees. The firm’s experience covers every aspect of Government Contracts, all government agencies and all key industry sectors – aerospace and defense, electronics, communications, IT, technical services, financial, stability operations, construction, transportation, health care, biodefense, and the life science fields.
Contact: Michael R Rizzo Tel: 213 243 6193
The cross-practice health care team focuses on protecting existing client interests and anticipating strategic opportunities. Bringing together attorneys and public policy advisors from the health care regulatory, public policy, government contracts, litigation, employee benefits, tax and corporate practices, MLA’s health care team uses their diverse experience to deliver comprehensive legal and public policy services to our clients who range from providers and managed care organizations to pharmaceutical manufacturers and technology vendors.
Contact: Cindy Gillespie Tel: 202 496 7684
Contact: Summer Martin Tel: 404 527 4910
MLA litigators handle a wide-range of matters, from sophisticated business and commercial cases, class actions, and multi-district litigation, to professional liability and dispute matters. The Litigation practice includes many attorneys with particular experience in specialty courts such as bankruptcy, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as attorneys who have the experience, skills and knowledge to represent clients before the Supreme Court, and federal and state courts across the country.
Contact: Tami Lyn Azorsky Tel: 202 496 7573
Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs:
MLA is a nationally recognized leader in the complex field of government affairs, as it provides clients with a broad range of legal, governmental and political experience. MLA houses a highly acclaimed Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs practice with more than 60 attorneys and professionals, in seven offices in the US, and Brussels. The bipartisan team is composed of professionals who have held public office and served as diplomats, as well as those who have previously served as staff and advisors to US presidents, governors, Members of Congress, and mayors.
Contact: Gordon D Giffin Tel: 404 527 4020
MLA’s Real Estate team offers clients a multidisciplinary experience that spans the spectrum of real estate development, investment and finance. Well aware that conducting business today requires a critical evaluation of potential risks, responsibilities and rewards, the firm’s real estate attorneys focus on practical and innovative solutions to complex problems that arise in real estate transactions.
Contact: William F Timmons Tel: 404 527 8380