The Governmental & Lobbying Practice Group at Sachs Sax Caplan offers local and statewide lobbying and governmental advice to assist clients in the public and private sector with the challenges they face at a time of growing local and state governmental involvement in every aspect of American life. The firm has extensive experience in the legislative, executive and regulatory arenas, including development and implementation of an advocacy agenda, building strategic partnerships, and defeating or passing legislation at the local and state level. Our public policy professionals have also developed the necessary contacts to strengthen our client’s positions and influence governmental decision-making.
Sachs Sax Caplan has the capabilities to handle the most complex public policy problems, from working with a municipality on zoning issues to lobbying Florida’s Governor and staff. Our core strengths are in appropriations, education, health care including mental health, aviation, cemetery regulation and land use including local permitting and regulatory issues. Our governmental team specializes in helping clients better understand and navigate the increasingly complex political and governmental landscape in Florida.
We have the unique ability to identify opportunities for our clients and successfully navigate Florida’s political, governmental and regulatory climate. The combination of our understanding of the issues, strong relationships and expertise are what distinguishes our advocacy practice in Florida.
Peter S. Sachs is a Founding Partner and Chairman Emeritus of Sachs Sax Caplan P.L. Mr. Sachs is Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law by the Florida Bar and through the years has handled a multitude of matters related to community associations (condominiums, cooperatives, homeowners, master and country clubs). He is one of the pioneers in the development of community association law and has earned a reputation as a staunch consumer rights advocate.
AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for 40 years, the highest peer review rating attainable
Florida Super Lawyers, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017
Board Certification – Condominium and Planned Development Law
Board Certified Condominium and Planned Development Law
New York, 1980
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1988
Supreme Court of the United States, 2018
J.D., cum laude, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1973
Fordham Law Review, 1971 – 1973
B.A., History, Queens College of the City University of New York, 1969
“Unit Owner Rights”, Florida Bar Manual on Condominiums, 1982, 1987, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2018.