Results are important. Here are a few recent examples which illustrate the kind of work and the kind of results our firm has obtained and continues to obtain for our clients:

  1. In 2023, successfully worked to secure a DOT/Federal Railroad Administration CRISI grant of over $4 million for the SC Department of Commerce/Palmetto Railways Division for two zero-emission electric-powered locomotives. 
  2. In 2022, helped to secure an authorization of over $800 million for City of Charleston’s critical, long term Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (Corps of Engineers/WRDA) and over $13 million in funding for the Preliminary Engineering and Design phase of the project.
  3. Worked to successfully secure a $7 million planning grant under the US DOT RAISE program for the Lowcountry Lowline, a bike/pedestrian pathway which would reconnect disadvantaged communities near Interstate-26 in Charleston, South Carolina.
  4. Helped to secure a $25 million INFRA grant for the South Carolina Department of Commerce/Palmetto Railways division (Camp Hall Industrial Corridor project) which would create thousands of jobs in a rural area of the state, enhance the regional transportation network, increase exports, and improve air quality by reducing truck traffic congestion. 
  5. Helped to secure over $18 million in DOT funding (BUILD grant) to build a bike/pedestrian bridge to reduce traffic congestion and to enhance safety. 
  6. Successfully worked to enact legislation to change bankruptcy laws for small and medium sized businesses which encouraged restructuring rather than foreclosures, thereby saving jobs and family businesses.
  7. Successfully worked to secure the continuity of a Consent Decree which protects consumers in their dealings with insurers as it relates to auto collision repairs.
  8. Successfully worked to enact legislation to provide grants to states and local governments to enhance participation in DEA-compliant drug take back programs.
  9.  Successfully worked to gain full South Carolina delegation support for a DOJ grant designed to provide assistance to those who suffered as a result of the Mother Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina, slaying. 
  10. Worked to ensure continued Federal funding for research and development for a safe, effective AIDS vaccine.
  11. Successfully worked to obtain over $20 million in Federal funding (stimulus grants/FEMA/WRDA) for drainage/community safety/flood mitigation projects. 
  12. Obtained an interpretation of a regulation from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration relating to the transportation of regulated waste which saved the client millions in potential transportation costs, but at the same time, did not compromise safety. 
  13. Successfully advocated  on behalf of a broad group of hunting and fishing groups, conservationists, and the tourism industry, working with the Wyoming Republican Congressional delegation, to place a moratorium on new energy leases in a specified  area within the Wyoming Range. 
  14. Successfully obtained $5 million from the Department of Energy to remediate a Cold War era uranium-contaminated site on tribal lands.