Fred Dombo advises clients on local, state, and federal pay to play, campaign and lobby laws, gift rules, ethics compliance, and investigations. Mr. Dombo also serves as a lobbyist for private and public sector clients on authorization and appropriations issues. He speaks widely on Congressional ethics reform issues.
Mr. Dombo combines experience as an aide to Commerce and Appropriations Committee Members with more than a decade of private practice experience to provide clients with cost effective advice on the legal and political implications of their government relations activities. He has been active in many presidential nominating conventions and political campaigns, and has supported candidates for state and national offices.
Mr. Dombo serves on Nossaman's Nominating, Finance, and Recruiting Committees.
Ethics and Election Law Compliance
Established state and federal pay to play compliance programs for companies in the financial services, retail, and other industries.
Established federal political action committees (PACs) for corporations and trade associations, and remains involved in all aspects of PAC operation and growth.
Established state and local political committees and ballot issue/question committees for corporations and trade associations, and remains involved in all aspects of administration and operation.
Advising corporations and trade associations on compliance with local, state, and federal lobbying, ethics and conflict of interest laws, regulations, and rules.
Presented best practices for dealing with elected and appointed officials, at all levels of government, to chief officers at dozens of corporations and trade associations.
Established, with the 9/11 legacy volunteer organization myGoodDeed.org, the first Presidential proclamation and Congressional resolution acknowledging 9/11 as a day of volunteerism. Helped secure commitments from the Obama, McCain, and Romney campaigns to abstain from critical campaign advertisements on 9/11.
Helped American furniture company protect its contracts with the United States government.
Represented the Fraternal Order of Police - U.S. Park Police Labor Committee on labor, retirement, and criminal justice matters.
Helped multi-million dollar appropriation for a citrus growers association to combat citrus canker disease.
Successfully assisted a town government in retaining an oceanfront parcel of land threatened with federal reversion.
Part of team that obtained several million dollars of appropriations for construction of an environmental cap over a highway expansion project to preserve continuity of an urban village.
Lobbied key Congressional committees and leadership on behalf of corporate and trade association clients in negotiations on the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007.
Represented pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors on an array of Medicare reimbursement issues.
Represented pharmaceutical industry clients on drug safety and importation issues.