In general, administrative law refers to government action and regulation of people and business entities. Quite often, administrative law refers to government agency action. Agency action and regulation touches on a wide range of practice areas. Administrative law attorneys may focus on a wide range of areas, such as agriculture, financial regulation, health and safety, disability and welfare programs, immigration, transportation, and zoning. while many law students in the area often think first of the federal government and agencies, state, county and city governments also have significant administrative functions and opportunities for legal careers.