Government Law

Ice Miller’s Government Law Group is a team of lawyers and governmental advocates with extensive experience serving clients with local, state and federal government issues.

Led by former Congresswoman Deborah Pryce and Columbus-based partner John H. Oberle, the group will represent both the private and public sectors and will be a one-stop shop for governmental legal issues.

Together with the resources of the Public Affairs team and of our Whiteboard lobbying group, Ice Miller’s Government Law Group brings unparalleled depth to those seeking both legal and advocacy resources in the state of Ohio, throughout the Midwest and in Washington, D.C.

The Government Law Group represents clients in numerous areas including:

  • Administrative Law and Licensing
  • Agriculture
  • Auctioneer
  • Bonds
  • Broadband & Telecom
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction
  • Consumer Finance
  • Economic Development
  • Election Law
  • Environmental
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Ethics
  • Gaming (Casinos, Pari-mutuel, Lottery and Charitable Gaming)
  • Government Procurement
  • Grassroots
  • Health Care
  • Liquor Law
  • Lobbying / Government Relations
  • Local Government Law
  • Municipal Finance
  • Private Investigator and Security Guards
  • Property Tax Complaints
  • Public Private Partnerships (P3)
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Utilities


Name Position Phone Email
Jonathan Abbott Staff Attorney 614-462-1025
Sujata Barai Chugh Of Counsel 317-221-2829
Michael B. Coleman Partner and Director of Business and Government Strategies 614-462-1094
Gregory J. Dunn Partner 614-462-2339
John R. Gregg Partner 317-236-5817
Frank A. Hoffman Partner 317-236-2340
Mark Huddle Senior Counsel 312-726-7146
David Long Partner 317-236-2130
Christopher L. Miller Partner 614-462-5033
Lindsay Miller Associate 614-462-1136
John H. Oberle Partner 614-462-2227
Shawn Peterson Senior Counsel 317-236-2185
Deborah D. Pryce Principal, Ice Miller Whiteboard LLC 614-462-1049
Jason Rafeld Of Counsel 614-462-1145
Joshua Schnell Partner 202-572-1603
J. Sebastian Smelko Of Counsel 317-236-5819
Meghann C.T. Supino Associate 317-236-2107
Jessica Spears Voltolini Senior Counsel 614-462-1060
Kristopher ("Kip") Wahlers Partner 614-462-1074
Aaron Woodward Partner 202-572-1613
Christopher J. Magill Economic Development Director 614-462-1141
Michael Reese Director of Public Advocacy & Business Development 614-462-2309
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