Regulatory and Government Affairs

Our firm is experienced and skilled with matters relating to the federal and local regulation of business and individuals. Hirzel Law Michigan condo lawyers have represented both individual and corporate clients in healthcare, employment, customs, immigration, firearms, and other matters before the U.S. Customs Service (now U.S. Customs and Border Protection), the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, the Department of Commerce, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (formerly INS), the Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Congress’ Office of Compliance, the D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and other agencies.

We also counsel clients when they start up new businesses. We advise them regarding the correct structure for a business entity, as well as drafting and filing the attendant documents. Deciding which business form to use involves several considerations, including tax implications, business decisions, desired operational procedures and personal preferences. We advise clients as to the appropriate form for their entity, counsel them regarding general business matters and assist them with navigating through the relevant regulatory compliance hurdles.


Montgomery county family attorney helps companies and individuals understand and comply with immigration laws that become increasingly complicated each day. We represent small and large businesses who wish to sponsor employees from abroad, as well as individuals who wish to work and reside temporarily or permanently in the United States.

Depending on the nature or basis for emigrating to the U.S., the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has varying requirements that must be fulfilled before approval of an application.  Shifting political climates, application procedures, filing and other requirements necessitate attorneys who are well versed in the intricate and ever-changing rules, both written and unwritten, of immigration law.

Business Affairs

Alderman & Devorsetz assists clients with their business affairs, including:

Choosing and organizing their business entities (C or S corporations, limited liability companies or partnerships);

Drafting organizational documents that establish governance policies (bylaws, articles of organization or incorporation, operating agreements and partnership agreements);

Preparing employee handbooks and other employment documents;

Negotiating and reviewing leases and purchase agreements;

General contract negotiation, drafting and review; and

Navigating the relevant governmental regulations and agencies.

The Firm also counsels its clients with respect to the federal, state and local regulatory hurdles that affect their business, provides legal opinions on regulatory issues and advocates on behalf of our clients before administrative bodies.

We represent clients in healthcare, employment, immigration and environmental matters before various administrative agencies, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly INS), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, the DC Office of Contracting and Procurement, the DC Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs and the DC Office of Local Business Development.

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