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Helping businesses withstand attacks

The firearm and ammunition industry is growing. With this growth come high-stakes legal battles for gun owners, manufacturers, and dealers. Companies and individuals need skilled representation on call to handle emergent issues as well as guide them through complicated federal and state laws and regulations.

The US military veteran-led firearms team at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig has practical experience backed up by legal acumen. Our law firm serves the full spectrum of firearms and munitions clients, with services that span intellectual property, corporate transactions, regulatory matters, and dispute resolution.

Our experience in the firearms industry

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig represents firearm and ammunition manufacturers, retailers, ranges, distributors, and investors. Our clients come to us because of our extensive knowledge of the gun industry’s complex laws and regulations.

Our multidisciplinary team handles a variety of transactions for firearms clients, including mergers and acquisitions. We also work with organizations on regulatory compliance and licensing matters. We have extensive experience working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and helping clients with audits and investigations. When necessary, we defend our clients in matters before federal and state courts and government agencies.

What we do

  • Help businesses with corporate issues, including formation, financing, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Represent firearms and ammunition manufacturers and dealers in litigation in commercial and intellectual property disputes and before federal and state courts
  • Handle enforcement matters before the ATF and other federal and state regulatory agencies
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
  • Address local land use and noise abatement regulations for ranges
  • Analyze potential liability under federal, state, and local laws
  • Advise on terms of sale through brick-and-mortar outlets and e-commerce platforms
  • Litigate second amendment protection issues
  • Respond to federal and state government RFPs
  • Handle intellectual property filings and disputes


Thomas Dunlap


William Flachsbart


Robert Greenspoon


Jennifer Morris



James Dick

Of Counsel

Chadwick D. Rogers

Of Counsel

James Reed

Partner Emeritus


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Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.