Government Relations & Advocacy

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We know politics. Our team of dedicated advocates are experienced problem-solvers when it comes to getting things done on Capitol Hill and in state and local executive offices. We help clients develop relationships with lawmakers, regulators, and other key influencers and then build out plans to achieve policy “wins” that make a real difference.

FEDERAL ADVOCACY

Led by Joshua Lamel, a former Democratic House chief of staff and counsel to Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, our team of lobbyists is uniquely equipped to make your case on Capitol Hill through integrated advocacy campaigns.

This includes an often-overlooked aspect that is critical in today’s hyper-political environment: an understanding of the internal politics of federal agencies, knowing who they interact with in Congress and how, and having a coordinated strategy that addresses both regulation and legislation.

InSight understands the regulatory issues and their interactions with Congress at many agencies, including:

  • Federal Communications Commission

  • Federal Trade Commission

  • Office of the United States Trade Representative

  • International Trade Commission

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. Copyright Office of the Library of Congress

 

Issue Areas:

  • Digital innovation, technology, software

  • Patent, copyright, intellectual property (IP)

  • Telecommunications

  • Trade and tariffs

  • Taxes

  • Health care

  • Workforce and labor

  • Transportation and infrastructure

  • Financial services

  • Appropriations

  • K-12 and higher education

  • Pensions and retirement security

  • Transportation

  • Environment

  • Congressional oversight and investigations

 

Capabilities:

  • Lobbying

  • Legislative tracking and analysis

  • Strategic and editorial advice for writing

  • Legislator outreach, education, and markup support

  • Fly-in advocacy day management (training and coordination)

  • Intergovernmental advocacy

  • Political giving

  • Election analysis

  • Candidate education and outreach