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Administrative Law

Letters & Testimony

The ABA frequently corresponds with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental bodies and testifies before Congress on matters of importance to the administration of justice and the legal profession.

117th Congress

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
ABA Urges FERC Not to Adopt New Duty of Candor Rule Requiring Energy Lawyers to Disclose Privileged and Other Confidential Client Information

President-Elect Biden
ABA Urges President-elect Biden to Support Recommendations for Improving Our Legal System

116th Congress 


U.S. Office of Management and Budget 
ABA Comments to OMB Responding to OMB’s Request for Information on Improving and Reforming Regulatory Enforcement and Adjudication

ABA Judicial Division Comments to OMB Responding to OMB's Request for Information on Improving and Reforming Regulatory Enforcement and Adjudication 


Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen of the Department of Justice ABA Letter Urging Justice Department to Issue Guidance on Federal Government Lawyer Participation in Bar Associations


Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ABA Letter to Withdraw the Proposed Rule of Religious Exemption in Executive Order 11246

115th Congress

House Financial Services Committee
 ABA Supports H.R. 5082, the Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act

U.S. Department of Labor; Office of Labor-Management Standards
ABA Supports Proposed Rescission of 2016 Changes to DOL "Persuader Rule"

114th Congress

Office of Management and Budget; Office of Personnel Management 
ABA Expresses Concern Over Proposal to Authorize the Appointment of Term-Limited Administrative Law Judges

Senate Leadership 
ABA Supports Regulatory Reforms in H.R. 712, the “ALERT Act of 2016,” Touts New ABA Resolution 106B

Chair and Ranking Member of Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
 ABA Commends Hearing on Role of the Administrative Law Judges and Due Process Hearings

 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Gov't Affairs 
ABA Supports the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015

 Chair and Ranking Member of Senate Finance Committee 
ABA Supports the Ability of the Government to Reallocate Payroll Tax Revenues Between the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Disability Insurance Trust Fund