Mr. Fein’s diversity of experience and scholarship enable a unique multi-dimensional appraisal of client problems. In devising optimal solutions, Mr. Fein brings to bear judicial, legislative, executive, media, think tank, university, and international perspectives or opportunities.
His clerkship with a federal judge provided special insight into judicial thinking.
His service as associate deputy attorney general under President Reagan provided insight into federal law enforcement regarding criminal prosecutions, civil litigation, the environment, lands and natural resources, antitrust, immigration, the office of professional ethics, the office of legal counsel, the office of the Solicitor General, and United States Attorneys.
His service as general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission where he spearheaded repeal of the “Fairness Doctrine,” which fathered talk radio, provided special understanding of the legal landscape for the telecommunications, cable, satellite, and broadcasting industries.
Mr. Fein service as Research Director on the Joint Congressional Committee on Covert Arms Sales to Iran and professional associations with numerous members of Congress provided insights into the legislative process, the influence of partisanship in Congress, congressional oversight, and the intelligence community.
Mr. Fein’s service as an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Visiting Fellow for Constitutional Studies at the Heritage Foundation, and guest lecturer at the Brookings Institution provided knowledge of think tank operations and their methods of influence on public policy.
Writing as a weekly columnist for more than two decades for The Washington Times offered Mr. Fein knowledge of symbiotic interactions between the press and government and the strategies employed by each to advance their interests.
Serving as an adjunct professor at George Washington University, frequently lecturing at universities, and establishing professional relations with a galaxy of university professors provided Mr. Fein an understanding of the influence of scholarship on public attitudes and public policy.
Mr. Fein’s panoramic experience and scholarship in the law enables him to discern narratives and connections among various areas of practice that would be missed by others less schooled.