Middleton Public Affairs provides public affairs services in Georgia at the state and local level to a variety of large companies, small businesses, government vendors, governmental authorities, and associations. The firm has a wide variety of business, government and campaign experiences that we bring to bear for the benefit of our clients in the areas of issue advocacy, procurement strategy, policy development, and regulatory representation.
Mark has been lobbying at the Capitol since the 1990s and has a history of success and professionalism at the Capitol. Legislative lobbying is our area of expertise and we provide a comprehensive approach that leverages professional relationships, legislative process expertise, and experience. We spend time learning about our client's businesses and assist them in creating strong strategic plans to accomplish their advocacy goals. We see lobbying as a full-time endeavor and we regularly meet and communicate with our clients before, during, and after the General Assembly session.
The firm has a long track record of assisting clients that seek to sell goods and services to the State of Georgia and to local jurisdictions. In an increasing competitive environment, and with the changing Administration in the State of Georgia, it is imperative to have counsel to help shape market demand for private products and to create opportunities for public/private partnerships.
Policy development is critical for campaigns seeking to break from the pack and businesses seeking to understand how to maneuver in the new economy. Mark has the necessary experience to identify and develop successful policy initiatives.
Mark also has considerable experience in representing clients before the various agencies of the state such as the Department of Insurance, Department of Economic Development, Public Service Commission, State Charter Commission and Department of Education, and the numerous professional boards administered by the Secretary of State and the Department of Community Health. In partnership with Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin, P.C., Mark brings the resources necessary to handle large-scale legal and regulatory challenges.