The Texas Lobby Group is a lobbying and government relations firm that is an industry leader in the state of Texas. Using our contacts with Texas Government policy makers, we provide legislative advocacy on behalf of our clients in the following areas:
- Legislative Lobbying
- Administrative Lobbying
- Strategy Development
- Grassroots Development & Mobilization
- Internal and External Communications
- Political Strategy
- Advice and Counsel.
Our three partners, Lara Keel, Bill Messer, and Michael Toomey are at the tops of this industry. Mike and Bill have been named “Number one hired gun lobbyist” by the Texas Monthly and Capitol Inside. They are also 2 of only 4 current lobbyists listed in the “top twenty-five most influential people in Texas politics. Partner Lara Keel was selected as the top female hired gun lobbyist in 2011 by Capitol Inside.
Mike Toomey served three terms as a member of the Texas House. He is the only person ever to serve as Chief of Staff for two different Texas Governers, working for Bill Clements in 1989 to 1990, and Rick Perry from 2002 to 2004. Bill Messer was formerly in the top ten legislators as chosen by Texas Monthly and was House Calendars Chairman. Lara Keel is the former lobbyist for The Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce, which is the state’s largest business group.
Since forming in 2002, The Texas Lobby Group’s client portfolio has grown substantially and now includes a list of Fortune 500 companies including:
- Liberty Mutual
- United Health Care Group
- Texas Instruments.
We provide our clients with a complete line of public policy management and corporate advocacy services.