Administrative & Regulatory Compliance

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Fabian VanCott is committed to ensuring that its clients receive due process and that the government adheres to the rule of law in the modern administrative state. We have considerable experience with many federal and state agencies and their governing statutes, regulations and administrative processes. Clients hire us for proactive advice about compliance with governmental rules and regulations and also when they are considering actions that could test the limits of existing rules. We also routinely represent clients in disputes, incidents of alleged non-compliance, and following workplace accidents. Our representations have included:

  • Administrative contest and civil penalty proceedings involving:
    • Mine safety and health (MSHA and the FMSHRC)
    • Occupational safety and health (OSHA, UOSH and NVOSHA)
  • Other administrative proceedings before the:
    • Utah Department of Natural Resources
      • Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (UDOGM)
      • Division of Water Rights
      • Division of Wildlife Resources
    • Utah Department of Environmental Quality
      • Division of Air Quality
      • Division of Water Quality
    • Utah Division of Purchasing and General Services
    • Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD)
    • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Administrative appeals to state and federal courts
  • MSHA discrimination complaints
  • MSHA and OSHA accident investigations
  • MSHA special investigations
  • Federal notice and comment rulemaking
  • Legislative advocacy and lobbying
  • Legal challenges to final administrative rules
  • FOIA requests and related litigation
  • GRAMA and CPRA requests and related litigation
  • Creation of workplace safety and health programs
  • Responding to agency inquiries