William Shouldice & Associates LLC secures and strengthens relationships between the private sector and government. We draw on our unique mix of experience in politics, private industry, government and professional associations to steer legislation and mobilize business through strategic planning efforts. We build off the political landscape to create opportunities for a diverse clientele that includes Fortune 500 companies, associations and entrepreneurs.
We provide the most thorough and effective representation in Vermont state government. Our approach is based on an overall lobby plan that contains very specific client goals and objectives. Work with us and you can expect high-caliber professional performance across these services:
Legislative relationship-building: As successful participants in the Vermont legislative process for over 30 years, we maintain a close working relationship with statewide elected officials, state legislators, and executive branch.
In-depth and timely legislative information: William Shouldice & Associates LLC clients stay ahead of the curve by receiving detailed information on the most up-to-date legislation that may affect them. In addition, we can make daily/weekly contact with clients during hectic legislative sessions.
Coalition-building: We are skilled at developing key alliances and coalition building in support of our clients’ legislative goals.
Expertise, training, and political support: Our team will provide you with expert advice on testimony before legislative committee hearings, and will assist your allies to successfully testify on your behalf. William Shouldice & Associates LLC will provide in-depth background about committee members that you will testify before as well members of the executive branch.
Advice and counsel on public messaging: We will work with your public relations team to ensure that relevant, effective messaging is created in support of your legislative goal. Whether amending legislation to address unintended consequences, defeating harmful legislation, or proactively pursuing legislative and regulatory relief, our clients are well positioned in the debate.
William Shouldice & Associates LLC delivers comprehensive lobbying and government relations services. In order to provide maximum client benefit and continuity, contracts are typically structured on a twelve-month basis, with annual review and adjustment.
"With over 40 years of experience in Vermont's legislative and regulatory arenas"