Crowell & Moring Adds Agribusiness Policy and Lobbying Affiliate
Washington, D.C. – January 1, 2004: International law firm Crowell & Moring LLP has joined forces with the agribusiness policy and advocacy group Capitolink LLC to launch C&M Capitolink effective January 1, 2004.
"We will continue to provide the legislative and regulatory policy development services that agribusiness and food clients have relied on since 1993," said C&M Capitolink President John Thorne. "We've collaborated with Crowell & Moring attorneys on many issues in recent years and recognize the value their broad expertise offers."
"This fits beautifully with the needs of our sophisticated client base," said Crowell & Moring Chairman John Macleod. "Our clients in the life sciences, agriculture and environmentally sensitive industries will benefit tremendously from the expertise of the C&M Capitolink staff and their knowledge of the relevant Congressional committees and regulatory agencies."
The establishment of C&M Capitolink marks Crowell & Moring's second foray into an ancillary service for clients. C&M International is an international trade and investment consulting firm that has been affiliated with Crowell & Moring since 1987.
Crowell & Moring LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys committed to solving legal problems and providing business solutions effectively and efficiently. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm also has offices in Brussels, California, and London. Many of the firm's attorneys have served in federal agencies or on Capitol Hill and customarily combine their litigation, legislative and regulatory policy skills to address issues of national and international importance.
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