Legislative

Our firm’s commitment to and experience in representing governmental entities has provided our legislative group with a unique appreciation for the multitude of legislative and legal issues that confront governmental entities. As a result, we have developed a proven process to promote and educate legislative leaders on our client’s behalf. Our process includes building strategic relationships with local legislative and regional leaders, educating and advocating to promote and protect our client’s interests, and developing a strategy to coordinate with client’s leaders and staff to deliver on those initiatives.

Many members of our firm have long histories of governmental service and legislative involvement. They include former general counsels to major state agencies, former legislative aides, a former member of the State Board of Insurance, and several former Division Chiefs from the Attorney General’s Office. As a group, we offer seasoned perspectives and technical expertise on a myriad of governmental issues and long-standing relationships with many members of the legislature and their legislative staffs.

Our legislative team provides a two core services to best situate our clients for legislative success. Our core services include:

  • Strategic Planning, including accessing our clients’ legislative needs; developing plans to prioritize contacts with legislative leadership, individual legislators, and agency executives; and assisting clients with development of strategic positions and arguments related to specific issues they face;
  • Legislative Consulting, including drafting legislation; testifying before legislative committees concerning proposed legislation; developing testimony and positions papers; tracking proposed legislation and providing status reports to clients; and analyzing legislation and conducting negotiations on critical issues.