AGG’s Government Relations team is an interdisciplinary group formed to bring professional experience, insight, and expertise to government relations, government procurement, regulatory issues, and public policy. This expertise enables our clients to interact effectively with all levels of government within their respective industries.
Our team members have years of experience in the public and private sectors, including former federal, state, and local government leaders. The team offers direct lobbying support, as well as aids clients in developing a strategy to best marshal resources and facilitate relationships with elected officials and senior policymakers. Our team members pride themselves on their ability to provide direct, personal attention to each client.
Our attorneys serving on the team have held positions at the White House, in Congress, as state legislators, at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and many other federal, state and local entities. Our attorneys have ongoing interaction with dozens of federal and state agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Justice, the Treasury Department, the Federal Communications Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Commerce, and the Social Security Administration.
These individuals have a broad knowledge of the inner workings of government. AGG interdisciplinary teams design strategies customized to each client’s specific federal, state, or local public policy challenges and opportunities. Our approach helps our clients obtain the best possible outcome in their legislative and executive branch public policy programs.
For businesses, associations, and other organizations presented with complex public policy challenges and opportunities, our Government Affairs team delivers services related to the following:
- Advocacy networks
- Bill and regulatory monitoring/tracking
- Biometrics and biotechnology
- Bond and public financing assistance
- Coalition development
- Communications training
- Consumer regulatory
- Crisis communications
- Economic development assistance
- Environmental and other government permits
- Financial services, such as banking, credit, and debt sectors
- Grassroots and opinion leader mobilization
- Information services
- Internet strategies
- Issues management
- Local government programs
- Policy research and development
- Planning and zoning assistance
- Privacy advocacy
- Procurement assistance
- Speechwriting and testimony development
- Strategic counseling