At the intersection of law, business, and public policy is a strategic solution to virtually any business problem or objective. We excel at identifying the solution and executing a persuasive strategy to move your business forward. We deliver results.
Strategic Government Solutions (SGS) designs and implements successful governmental affairs strategies in Illinois for corporate clients and associations throughout the U.S. Also, SGS lobbies members of the Illinois Senate and House, the Governor, the Governor’s Office, and Executive Branch agencies, as well as the Chicago City Council. In addition, SGS manages and coordinates lobbying strategy regionally or nationally for clients with multi-state exposure on critical business issues.
SGS’ legislative clients include companies in heavily regulated industries such as tobacco, wireless telecommunications, insurance, and education. We monitor legislation, draft legislative amendments and rules, and vigorously advocate for your interests in the legislature.
SGS also works with real estate developers, construction companies, and brokers to secure public finance options, such as Low Income Housing Tax Credits, bonds, volume cap and other public finance tools. We've delivered excellent results for health care real estate developers building senior housing and supportive living facilities.
In addition, we've delivered great results for manufacturers and innovators securing EDGE tax credits, Large Business Development grants, Energy Efficiency grants, Green Energy grants, and other state and local incentives. We assist clients in relocating their headquarters, moving their business operations, or seeking to expand their business. Further, we have significant experience in assisting real estate clients in obtaining municipal zoning and other approvals for their developments in the Chicago Loop.
Together with clients, we work to preserve or create an advantageous marketplace through crisis management, short-term and long-term strategies. We develop public/private partnerships to animate projects which otherwise would remain on the drawing board.