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Government Affairs | Lobbying | Grass Roots Advocacy


Professional Experience | Creative Strategies | Exceptional Results.

We have successfully represented clients in virtually all public policy areas including automotive manufacturing, budget, energy, gaming, healthcare, economic development,  information technology, insurance, professional associations, real estate, telecommunications, criminal justice, transportation and foreign sovereigns.


Whether it’s passing, defeating or amending legislation, executive action, regulatory promulgation or contract procurement, we never stop working to implement a strategy which best maximizes our relationships, knowledge and creativity to obtain success for our clients. 


We provide direct lobbying, grass roots lobbying, legal services, media relations services to craft public policy that is in the best interest of our clients.



How We Can Help You ?

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We provide bill drafting and policy analysis, bill amendments and advance legislative initiatives for clients. We regularly testify before legislative committees, act as liaisons with committee members and staff, and personally engage and advocate our client’s position to policy-makers.  Executing an effective government relations strategy is about more than just lobbying elected officials. We have built strong relationships with members of the executive and legislative branches of government to ensure our client’s message and concerns are heard at all levels of government.

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Whether your a community group, not for profit, professional association or business, we can assist you with developing an effective grassroots campaign.  We employ the latest technologies to reach your audience and we know how to effectively  drive the message home to policymakers.

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We have decades of experience representing clients in administrative law, procurement and campaign finance law and civil matters. Our attorneys have appeared before Maryland Departments and Agencies; District Court, Circuit Court, Court of Special Appeals and Court of Appeals; Board of Public Works; Maryland Public Service Commission; Maryland Insurance Administration and in many other venues.


Exceptional Representation

Bill has built a profile as one of Annapolis' most trusted advocates. Bill has over twenty years of experience lobbying in Annapolis. Prior to opening his own law firm, Bill served as Counsel with a major Baltimore law firm where his practice focused on government affairs, litigation and regulatory matters. 

Bill has successfully represented clients on the state, local and municipal governments on behalf of a number of clients including, The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Ebay & Stubhub, The Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Inc., Hanger Orthopedics, Inc., Amputee Coalition of America, Health Management Systems, The Alliance of American Insurers, Youth Advocate Programs, Golden Rule Healthcare Insurance, Hewlett Packard, Direct TV, Healthcare Distributors and Manufacture's Association, The Maryland Hospital Association, Maryland National Capital Home Healthcare Association, The Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, The Maryland Association of Boards of Education, Workers' Compensation Self Insurance Fund and Liability Pool, The Maryland YMCA and AES. 

Bill is a native of Maryland with deep roots in Anne Arundel County. He has a long history of serving as a consultant on political campaigns.

Bill has long standing relationships with key decision makers at the State, County and Local level.

Bill is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. Prior to becoming a member of the Bar, Bill served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Lawrence H. Rushworth in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County. Bill currently resides in Annapolis.


Client Comments

I have worked with Bill for over 15 years. He consistently delivers results  even when faced with the most challenging issues.  His experience and relationships influence public policy decisions in Maryland.  

Laura Dooley 
V. P. Government Affairs - StubHub



Winning with Creativity and Respect



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Annapolis, MD 21401

Office 410.375.8548

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Office 410.375.8548

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