Federal Administrative Law

The firm practices Federal Administrative Law

Federal Administrative Law

Federal Business & Professional License Defense Attorney

The firm practices Federal Administrative Law. Administrative Law is the laws, regulations and rules that govern disciplinary proceedings with federal government agencies and other public entities. Millions of individuals and businesses in the United States maintain business licenses, permits and professional licenses issued by the United States federal government. These licenses and permits are often subject to disciplinary action by United States Federal Administrative licensing entities. Many other businesses and individuals are subject to the regulatory oversight of United States federal government agencies. The Federal Administrative Law disciplinary process is complex, procedural and time consuming. Businesses and individuals facing Federal Administrative Law proceedings in the United States should seek legal representation from a Federal Professional License Defense Attorney. Federal Administrative Law involves the following business licenses, permits and professional licenses:

  • Animal Permit
  • Biotechnology Permit
  • Clean Air Act Permit
  • DEA Registration
  • Federal Explosives License (FEL)
  • Federal Firearms License (FFL)

Federal Administrative Law Investigations Lawyer

The majority of Federal Administrative disciplinary investigations begin with the filing of a consumer Complaint. However, disciplinary investigations also occur through sting operations, criminal conviction referrals and criminal investigations. Many Federal Administrative Law agencies utilize non sworn civilian investigators to conduct non criminal investigations. Some Federal Administrative entities employ sworn Peace Officer Investigators to conduct criminal investigations arising from criminal law. These employees investigate criminal and administrative law violations. Administrative Law Due Process Rights differ substantially from the Due Process Rights accorded in criminal law.

It is important to have an attorney that understands the Federal Administrative Law disciplinary process. At the conclusion of a Federal Administrative Law investigation, the Federal licensing entity has several options. The Federal Administrative Law agency can choose to close the Complaint or subject the business or individual to disciplinary action. Federal Administrative agencies employ legal counsel and maintain Administrative Law Courts overseen by Administrative Law Judge. In cases involving criminal conduct, the Federal Administrative Law agency may refer the case to the United States Attorney’s Office for criminal prosecution. If you are a Federal Professional License holder facing a Federal Administrative Law investigation, contact a Federal Administrative Law Defense Attorney for representation.

Federal Administrative Law Hearing Defense Attorney

Federal Administrative Law agencies maintain Administrative Law Courts in cities across the United States. The Administrative Law Hearing is a formal Hearing before an Administrative Law Judge. Hearings may be held in person or remotely. The Administrative Law Judge, or ALJ, will issue a Proposed Decision after the Hearing. The Federal Administrative Law agency and the Respondent generally both have the ability to file responses to the Proposed Decision. The Federal agency often can adopt, modify or reject the ALJ’s Proposed Decision. The Federal Administrative licensing agency will then issue a Final Decision and Order. Depending on the Federal Administrative Law agency, an Appeal may be directed to the licensing entity, to Federal District Court or to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Federal Business and Professional licensees and permit holders facing a Federal Administrative Law Hearing need representation from a Federal Administrative Hearing Defense Lawyer.

Federal Administrative Law and Criminal Convictions

Federal Administrative Licensing agencies can discipline licensees for criminal convictions. Federal Administrative Law discipline primarily occurs for felony criminal convictions, but can occur for misdemeanor criminal convictions as well. Federal Administrative Licensing agencies and other law enforcement agencies also investigate criminal conduct by licensees in the course and scope of their license. Common criminal offenses that can cause Federal Administrative License discipline are:

  • Altering or Forging a Prescription
  • Assault With a Deadly Weapon
  • Battery
  • Brandishing a Firearm
  • Burglary
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Endangerment
  • Diverting a Controlled Substance
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI
  • Elder Abuse
  • False Imprisonment
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Hit & Run
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Medicare Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Possession for Sale of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Public Intoxication
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Robbery
  • Sex Offenses
  • Theft
  • Trespass
  • Vandalism
  • Vehicular Manslaughter

Federal Administrative licensees facing criminal charges and licensees who are convicted of criminal offenses need a Federal License Defense Attorney for representation in Federal Administrative Law disciplinary proceedings.

Federal Administrative Law License Denial Defense Attorney

Federal professional licensing agencies thoroughly investigates all applicants for Federal Business and Professional Licenses and permits. The Federal Administrative agency may deny a Federal Business or Professional License or permit to students and licensees from other states and countries. Most Federal Administrative Professional License denials occur due to criminal convictions, financial problems or misstatements on the License application. Denial Hearings and Complaint Hearings before Federal Administrative Law Courts involve a similar procedure. However, in a License Denial Hearing, the applicant bears the burden of proof. Businesses and individuals denied a License by a Federal Administrative Law agency should contact a Federal Administrative License Denial Lawyer for representation in a Federal Professional License Denial Hearing.

Federal Administrative Law Licensing Lawyer

Federal Administrative Law is standard throughout the United States. All federal agencies and federal licensing entities generally adhere to the same regulations, rules and statutes governing Administrative Law. Federal Administrative Law disciplinary legal issues can result in the loss of a business or professional license or permit. Federal Administrative Law also involves the following types of legal matters:

  • Department of Defense Debarment Hearing
  • Department of Health & Human Services OIG Medicare Exclusion List Appeal
  • Title IX Disciplinary Hearing

Notification of an investigation or enforcement action from a Federal agency is daunting. Individuals and businesses facing a Federal Administrative Law legal matter should contact a Federal Administrative Law Lawyer for representation. The firm represents licensed individuals and businesses in the United States before the following United States Federal Administrative Law entities:

  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF)
  • Bureau of Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade (TTB)
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
  • Customs & Border Protection (CBP)
  • Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals (DOHA)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • United States Coast Guard (USCG)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • United States Department of Commerce (DOC)
  • United States Department of Defense (DOD)
  • United States Department of Education
  • United States Department of Energy (DOE)
  • United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
  • United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
  • United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
  • United States Department of Labor (DOL)
  • United States Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • United States Forest Service (USFS)