AT Government Strategies (ATGS) is a public affairs, lobbying and consulting firm. When our clients need legal counsel on government related matters, our ATGS team is backed by the resources of one of the nation's 200 largest law firms, with offices in the United States and China. Our team has extensive experience in a wide range of industries and public policy areas. These include banking, energy, environmental, education, financial services, health care, public finance, insurance, natural resources, public and private partnerships, public finance, tax, technology, transportation and more.
With substantial experience at all levels of government, our lobbyists and government relations professionals are proactive and understand how to navigate the legislative process for the client’s benefit. Our lobbyists, some of whom are lawyers, combine skills with a passion for public policy to effectively address our clients’ complex issues and opportunities. We embrace high ethical standards as we focus on responsiveness and effectiveness in delivery of client service that exceeds expectations.
ATGS professionals are registered to lobby the legislature and various administrative agencies. The team maintains strong relationships with our elected and appointed officials, regardless of party affiliation. In addition, given state law term limits, our professionals actively identify up-and-coming leaders and work to build early relationships for the future. We also support multiple campaign finance efforts, including political action committees and related entities/programs.
In addition, many of our professionals within ATGS and Armstrong Teasdale have previously held significant elected and appointed positions in federal, state and local government. Examples include the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, the Missouri Securities Commissioner, counsel for Missouri Department of Insurance, commissioner of the Missouri Credit Union Commission, counsel to the Missouri Board of Pharmacy and Missouri Board of Healing Arts, the mayor of a significant municipality and others.