Government Relations

Proven Experience

Stafford Rosenbaum’s Government Relations practice is made up of experienced attorneys and lobbyists with a deep understanding of the public policymaking process and a practical awareness of the law.   With extensive backgrounds in both the public and private sectors, our team helps our clients navigate the complex intersections between private interests and public policy at both the state and local levels.  Our clients benefit from our experience, our unique perspective and our results oriented approach to government relations and each receives influential and effective advocacy no matter how large or small the issue. 

Stafford Rosenbaum’s Government Relations practice is wide-ranging. Our clients represent a wide range of municipalities and businesses and have policy interests in:  land use, development rights, water rights, regulatory matters, environmental issues, as well as many others.  Our Government Relations team’s  bipartisan approach to government relations has resulted in a long, proven track record of successfully working with parties from diverse interests to advance legislation that is valuable to our clients. Because of our successful advocacy, many of our clients have relied on us before state and local government for years.

Our Government Relations team serves our clients by:

  • Developing and coordinating advocacy strategies
  • Drafting and analyzing legislation and proposed rules
  • Assisting in forming and managing coalitions to advance legislative and rule packages
  • Counseling clients regarding compliance with laws and regulations
  • Crafting public relations and crisis management plans

What Sets Us Apart

The members of Stafford Rosenbaum’s Government Relations practice believe in coalition building to achieve client success. We advocate on behalf of our clients at all levels of state and local government—executive, administrative, legislative and regulatory. With our practical understanding of governmental processes, combined with our ability to build relationships, the Government Relations practice at Stafford Rosenbaum is viewed by our clients as an integral tool to achieve their goals.

Our Government Relations team is based in the firm’s Madison office where we are positioned to monitor legislative and regulatory activity as it occurs, as well as work with leaders between sessions when important planning is taking place. With our high level of subject matter experience, Stafford Rosenbaum’s Government Relations team provides clients with the depth of knowledge and breadth of experience needed to not only manage, but to solve their challenges.