State agencies have been delegated numerous and enormous regulatory powers by the Texas Legislature.  We bring 25 years' experience and involvement in the Texas political arena and administrative agencies at the state, federal and local levels, and are representing a wide range of clients throughout Texas impacted by administrative and judicial decisions made in Austin and Washington, D.C.



Borgelt Law is ranked in "Best Law Firms 2014 and 2015" by U.S. News & World Report--Best Lawyers® for its work in the Governmental Relations practice area. This ranking places Borgelt Law in the top 15% of the United States legal profession and bestows specific recognition upon our Firm's Administrative/Regulatory practice area.  Our Firm's founder -- also named to Best Lawyers® for the past five years -- has lectured extensively in Administrative Law, is Past Chair of the 400-attorney member Administrative Law Section of the Austin Bar Association, is a Member of the State Bar of Texas Administrative and Public Law Section, and held senior positions in Texas government representing major institutions in public utility law matters prior to developing this focus as lead partner in private practice at a major downtown litigation firm.


We appreciate the trust of individuals, property owner groups, business entities, elected officials, licensed professionals and indeed other top-rated law firms in need of our Firm's specialized expertise in this area.   We have represented our Clients before more than thirty-five (35) state and federal regulatory agencies in a wide range of administrative law matters and appeals of agency decisions with consistently favorable and unprecedented results.


 * Licensing

 * Permitting

 * Rulemaking

 * Enforcement actions

 * Administrative penalties

 * Judicial Appeals of
Agency Actions

 *Negotiating Settlements

 *Litigating Contested Cases
And Enforcement Actions

 * Obtaining and Opposing Permits
and Licenses for 
Political Subdivisions,
And Businesses


*   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
*   U.S. Transportation Security Administration 
*   U.S. Equal Employment
      Opportunity Commission

*   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
*   Federal Communications Commission
*   Texas Commission on
      Environmental Quality

*   Texas Railroad Commission
*   Public Utility Commission of Texas
*   State Office of Administrative
      Hearings (SOAH)

*   Texas Department of Insurance
*   Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts 
*   Texas Education Agency
*   Texas Workforce Commission
*   Texas Medical Board
*   Texas State Board of Nursing
*   Texas State Board of Examiners
      of Psychologists

*   Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
*   Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
*   Texas General Land Office
*   Texas Ethics Commission
*   Texas Commission on Human Rights
*   Texas Department of Housing
      and Community Affairs

*   Texas Department of Licensing
      and Regulation

*   Texas Department of Transportation
*   Texas Health & Human Services Commission
*   Texas Department of
      State Health Services

*   Texas Historical Commission
*   Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
*   Texas Real Estate Commission
*   Texas State Board of Pharmacy
*   Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners
*   Texas Structural Pest Control Board
 /Texas Department of Agriculture
*   Texas Water Development Board
*   Texas Department of Aging and
      Disability Services

*   Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
*   Texas Commission on State
      Emergency Communications

*   Texas Department of
      Information Resources

*   Texas Association of Realtors
     (Private Association)