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Government Relations and Investigations

At Kaplan Johnson Abate & Bird LLP, our attorneys with our government relations practice provide seamless representation of clients’ government affairs needs with their legal needs.

Our attorneys focus on current trends in their respective industries from the legal and regulatory perspectives as well as legislative and political perspectives. We integrate our lawyers’ and lobbyists’ experience and knowledge to provide clients with comprehensive advice and representation.

Substantial Experience with Government Affairs

Our government affairs team provides coverage to clients in all areas of the public sector throughout Kentucky from the state’s legislative and executive branches to municipal regulatory and procurement work.

Our government relations team has been recognized by Greater Louisville Inc. for business excellence and is a member of The Advocacy Group (TAG), the premier municipal, state, federal and international government and public affairs organization in the world.

We offer our clients an array of services depending on their needs and opportunities:

  • Strategic planning: Developing strategic advocacy plans, as well as policy development and targeted legislative objectives
  • Legislation and regulatory advocacy: Working with state and local government officials and key decision-makers to initiate and enhance policy objectives essential to client success
  • Issue development and monitoring: Monitoring relevant legislative and regulatory activities and providing clients with updates, as well as policy and political analysis and forecasts
  • Appropriations and procurement: Helping clients seek public funding opportunities and guiding them through the policies, regulations and requirements necessary to be eligible for state and local contracts and grants
  • Business development: Helping clients stay aware of business development opportunities and designing customized approaches that enable their business ventures to be considered and championed by key decision-makers
  • Coalition-building: Helping you define, establish, structure and manage coalitions to effectively employ the collective knowledge, power and resources represented by coalition members

Contact Us

We counsel and represent clients in Metro Louisville and throughout the nation. To speak with one of our lawyers, call our office at 502-416-1630.