Government Affairs

Solutions for shaping local, state and federal public policy

Does your association have the voice it needs to affect change in public policy?

Naylor works with associations interested in advocating for their industry or profession at all levels of government. We create effective tools for member participation in priority public affairs. Our full-service government affairs department is committed to providing bipartisan legal, lobbying, advocacy, public relations and strategic political communication assistance to associations wanting a stronger public advocacy presence in legislative circles.

Our team of veteran political advisers adeptly manages clients’ member advocacy needs at the state and federal level. With more than 25 years’ experience managing government affairs for associations, Naylor is a savvy partner for associations ready to engage policy makers.

Naylor Government Affairs helps associations like your create the change you want for your industry.

Member Mobilization

Our team works with your association to establish actionable legislative priorities and create grassroots advocacy tools for meaningful member involvement.

Strategic Alliance Development

Naylor is your trusted guide to forming partnerships, alliances, and coalitions with like-minded organizations and government officials advocating for the same changes.

Legislative and Regulatory Tracking

We help you measure the what, why and when of dynamic legislative action regarding political issues important to your association.

Legislative Training

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to confidently build relationships with elected government officials, committees and key legislative allies.

Political Action Committee (PAC) Management

We assist with every aspect of PAC management including registration with the IRS, FEC and state campaign finance agencies, drafting bylaws, solicitation communications, slate development, organizing disbursement trips and FEC reporting.

Policy Research and Development

We conduct and analyze policy research, and write model language to keep you and your members keenly aware and educated about all policies affecting your industry.

Additional Government Affairs Services

Naylor’s government affairs team serves associations across the U.S. at all levels of government, in service areas including but not limited to the following:

  • State and Federal Government Relations
  • Legislative Strategy Development
  • Relatable Public Policy Updates and Action Alerts
  • Political Fundraising
  • Model Testimony Training

  • Policy Issue Briefings
  • Issues Branding
  • Advocacy Training
  • Management of External Consultants

Rep. Roger Marshall, MD, R-KS-1, and Dr. Aseem R. Shukla (Mar 2020)

Rep. Roger Marshall, MD, R-KS-1, and Dr. Aseem R. Shukla

California Senate Chamber

The California Senate Chamber

Rep Neal Dunn, R-FL (center) Arthur Tarantino and Martin Dineen

Rep Neal Dunn, R-FL (center) Arthur Tarantino and Martin Dineen


Our Experience

Our team is composed of legal professionals seasoned in the complex relationships and nuanced processes of advancing government legislation. Our collaborative approach to government affairs is founded in the idea that solid research combined with transparent communication yields successful lobbying efforts that drive progress. While our team members’ backgrounds derive from a variety of legal, communication, finance and relationship building backgrounds, our dedication to integrity and relentless pursuit of action coalesces into focused, meaningful energy that pushes your association’s agenda forward.

Bring your advocacy goals. We take care of the rest.


Our Team

Yehuda Sugarman, Federal Affairs Manager, Policy and Research

Yehuda Sugarman, Federal Affairs Manager, Policy and Research

Ross Weber, State Affairs Manager, Policy and Engagement

Ross Weber, State Affairs Manager, Policy and Engagement

Vast Experience

Dedication to Integrity

Passion for Advocacy

Commitment to

Transparent Communications

Naylor Government Affairs Capabilities

No matter your area of concern, the Naylor government affairs team has proven experience building relationships with public officials. We steward associations through the process with competence, and can amplify your association’s public affairs presence related to these industries and more:

  • Agriculture
  • Commercial & Industrial Real Estate
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Education
  • Energy & Environment
  • Food & Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Specialty Services
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Telecommunications & Technology


Naylor Government Affairs meets associations' legislative and advocacy needs in a variety of industries.


Let's Get Started

It’s time to make your association’s voice heard. Find out how Naylor can help your association advocate for positive change though grassroots mobilization.

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