Elitok and Hartnett has years of
experience navigating the halls of Congress and securing support from Members
of both Houses and political parties for legislation and policy
initiatives. Whether your organization has
an ongoing legislative agenda or is looking to join the public policy and
legislative debate for the first time, we can help with:
Political planning and Strategy -
evaluating how best to gain support for legislative and policy initiatives and
develop a strategic action plan suited to the particular resources, needs and
goals of the client.
Direct Legislative Advocacy - E&H
attorneys can prepare materials, including drafting testimony, talking points
and analysis, arrange and conduct briefings and meetings with key legislative
personnel, accompany organization representatives on Congressional appointments
or meetings with other federal officials, and other activities to provide
clients with an ongoing and respected presence in Washington.
Monitoring and Reporting - ongoing monitoring of legislative and
agency activity including Congressional hearings, Floor activity, and agency
regulatory and rule-making proposals and processes.
Legal Analysis and Drafting - research
effective and achievable solutions for our clients and draft sound legislation
to assist public officials in achieving desired policy changes.
Coalition and Campaign Organizing -
help identify and recruit support from other organizations for our clients’
initiatives, represent clients at coalition meetings and events and facilitate
cooperation and coordination among partners.