John F. Cooney

John F. Cooney is a partner at Venable, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm. He previously served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General in the Department of Justice, Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and counsel for OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

Implementing Sequestration

Understanding the process reveals why the fiscal cliff should be avoided.

What is it Like to be a Regulatory Practitioner?

Regulatory law gives you an appreciation of how the world works.

Working with Regulatory Agencies

Understanding that policy-making is ultimately idea-driven leads to solutions for regulatory problems.

Understanding the Regulatory Process

Regulation is a rewarding, intellectually challenging field of law.