The firm’s public policy work includes litigation on behalf of non-profit advocacy organizations, analyzing the constitutionality of proposed policy solutions, developing non-litigation advocacy strategies, and occasionally appearing before Congress or the Executive Branch on issues including civil justice, consumer protection, and regulatory policy. In all these efforts, we work closely with policy experts and non-governmental organizations, including those listed below.
Everytown for Gun Safety is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Gupta Wessler works with Everytown on litigation and legal policy related to gun safety–including consulting on a range of topics and appellate litigation over the interpretation of the Second Amendment.
National Consumer Law Center uses its expertise in consumer law to work for consumer justice and economic security for low-income and other disadvantaged people, including older adults, in the United States. Our work for NCLC includes developing advocacy strategies to fight off industry attacks on consumers’ standing to sue in federal court in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo v. Robins, as well as consulting in connection with NCLC’s well regarded series of consumer law treatises and reports.
American Federation of Teachers – We have worked with AFT on financial-reform issues, including implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as well as pension and investment matters — corporate governance, investment selection, municipal finance/bankruptcy, and related areas.
The Impact Fund is a not-for-profit organization that provides strategic leadership and support for litigation to achieve economic and social justice. It provides funds for impact litigation in the areas of civil rights, environmental justice, and poverty law; offers innovative technical support, training, and expertise on issues that arise in large-scale impact litigation; and serves as lead counsel, co-counsel, and amicus counsel in select class action and impact litigation.
ChangeLab Solutions provides community-based solutions for America’s most common and preventable diseases and public-health threats. The firm’s work with ChangeLab (formerly known as Public Health Law & Policy) has included consulting on First Amendment and federal preemption issues arising out of ChangeLab’s work on childhood obesity prevention and tobacco control.