McGuireWoods Consulting is the largest government affairs firm in Illinois, providing a unique offering of comprehensive government affairs assistance at the state, local, and federal levels. Our bipartisan team draws on a depth of federal, state, city, and county experience to represent clients before Congress and the federal executive branch, the Illinois General Assembly, the governor’s office and state agencies, the City of Chicago, Cook County, and other local governments.
With offices in Springfield and Chicago, we are geographically positioned to influence and shape policy debates in the two epicenters of Illinois business activity. Our team represents companies and organizations across industries such as renewable energy, data centers, healthcare, and transportation. We also provide trade associations with a full spectrum of association management services, including managing programs, events, communications, and membership initiatives.
Our team boasts a former regional director for the U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois General Assembly member, general counsel for the governor’s office, Illinois Senate and House leadership, senior advisor for Republican House leadership, deputy general counsel for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, senior adviser to U.S. Senate majority whip and chairman of Committee of the Judiciary, state director for a U.S. presidential campaign, former president of Young Democrats of Illinois, and founding president of Young Democrats of Chicago.