Guided by integrity, professionalism, credibility, consistency, and trust, Hyatt & Weber’s Government Affairs and Lobbying practice offers clients a comprehensive array of bipartisan lobbying and legislative services.
The practice is supported by attorneys from across the firm who combine decades of experience in a variety of legal disciplines with a comprehensive understanding of Maryland businesses, industries, and regulations. By helping clients build powerful coalitions among like-minded groups, we spark meaningful dialogue designed to advance their platforms with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle.
Our services include:
- Issue Analysis
- Strategic Planning
- Legislative and Executive Advocacy and Lobbying
- Regulatory Advocacy
- Coalition Building
- Relationship Management
- State and Local Government Consulting
We recognize that every client’s definition of success is different. That’s why we tailor our strategic approach to reflect each client’s goals. Our lobbyists carefully monitor client strategies and adjust as needed to reflect industry trends, proposed and pending legislation, and regulatory changes. Frequent communication with our clients, legislators, and key decision-makers at the state and local levels allows us to stay on target while keeping our clients abreast of ongoing efforts.
Over the course of more than 40 years in Annapolis, Hyatt & Weber has earned the trust and respect of elected officials and staff members at every level of state government — from the Governor’s office to the Maryland General Assembly to individual state agencies. Not only do we have a comprehensive understanding of the lawmaking process, we are able to effectively assess and succinctly communicate the impact that new laws or changes in existing laws may have on businesses and residents. Our advocacy and legislative services at the state and local levels include:
- Bill tracking, analysis, and reporting
- Legislation drafting and amendments
- Testimony drafting and preparation
- Reporting and tracking of special joint committees, commissions, task forces, and workgroups
Working with private and public organizations across the spectrum of industries for decades has allowed us to understand our clients’ diverse needs and identify opportunities to work with state, county, and city agencies across Maryland. Hyatt & Weber lobbyists leverage their vast network of relationships to build coalitions of businesses and industry influencers that share our clients’ interests. We have established an enviable reputation as a go-to firm that successfully helps guide clients through complex regulations and executive orders, advocates for business development opportunities, advances public-private partnerships, and protects our clients’ interests to ensure their long term success. By maintaining strong relationships with agency and department decision-makers, we are able to get our clients in front of the right audiences.