Gordley Associates opens doors in Washington by providing a full range of federal government relations services – from issue monitoring to lobbying to regulatory policy – to trade associations and companies in agriculture, renewable energy, natural resources and related industries. Our practice areas include domestic farm policy, conservation, crop protection, agricultural research, biotechnology, energy, biofuels and bio-based products, transportation, international trade, foreign food assistance and international agricultural development.
We build successful working relationships between our clients, lawmakers and administration officials by deﬁning attainable and meaningful goals and translating them into solid legislative and regulatory strategies. Setting speciﬁc objectives provides clients with benchmarks for evaluating performance and results.
There are no sure things in federal policymaking, and when we develop and undertake a strategy, you will know that our rationale reflects years of experience and an excellent track record of success.
We believe that clients make the best lobbyists, and we include them in the development of legislative strategies and in actively lobbying for their goals. After all, you are the constituents that lawmakers and officials want to hear from. The more you present views that are consistent with our efforts to represent you, the more likely we are to achieve positive results together.
Working on Capitol Hill, the Executive Branch, and in the private sector, the team at Gordley Associates has nearly a century of hands-on experience in the development of federal policy in twelve specialized practice areas:
Finding Our Way to the Next Farm Bill
John Gordley, President, Gordley Associates
As Congress begins to consider writing a new farm bill in 2018, it’s time to review how the Agricultural Act of 2014 (AA-2014) is performing, what problems have arisen, and how these concerns might be addressed before and during the upcoming debate. It’s also time to consider the need for production agriculture to work cooperatively with former partners in the conservation and nutrition communities to avoid another protracted struggle which could imperil getting a bill done at all.