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Outside the Beltway: Is Your Organization At the Table or On the Menu?

Historically, the Washington, DC government relations community has focused its efforts primarily, on Congress and the federal agencies. Today, if you are not also engaging in state (and even local) legislative and regulatory activities, it is likely your business, association, customers, suppliers, stockholders, employees, members, and other relevant stakeholders could be vulnerable to public policy decisions impacting your interests.

Create a Culture of Advocacy

By: Anne D. DarConte, CAE and Thomas R. Rosenfield The government shutdown is over – at least temporarily. A new Congress is at work. 38 state legislatures, plus the District…

A Reflection of Gratitude

With the holiday season upon us, many of us find ourselves reflecting on 2018, assessing whether we have met (or even exceeded!) the professional and personal goals we set for ourselves when the year was new. ...

Are you ready for the 2018 mid-term elections?

Whether it be a tsunami or just a high tide, will your boat be lifted or swamped? Peter Molinaro Robin Sexton Once a new President takes office, the mid-term election can be a challenging time.  With 435 Congressmen, one-third of the Senate, 36 governorships, and over 6,000 state legislative seats being contested on November 6, 2018, the impact may be substantial. ...

ADISA 2017 Due Diligence Forum – July 12-14, 2017 – Chicago

Thomas Rosenfield, President of HillStaffer, will be speaking at the Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association’s (ADISA) upcoming 2017 Due Diligence Forum. Along with John Grady (DLA Piper), Robin Traxler (Financial Services Institute), and Catherine Bowman (The Bowman Law Firm), Tom will be speaking on regulatory and legislative issues impacting alternative investments and the financial services industry, including the DOL Fiduciary Rule, tax reform, and 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges. See you in Chicago on July 12-14!

Urban Land Institute’s UrbanPlan Program

Today our CEO, Tom Rosenfield will be serving on the City Council to judge teams competing in the Urban Land Institute’s UrbanPlan program at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.