Michael Best Strategies is one of the nation’s fast-growing B2B consulting firms specializing in lobbying, government relations, public affairs, crisis management, shared value strategies, political partnership development and community/stakeholder engagement strategies.

With offices in Washington, D.C., Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Austin, and Denver, we partner with clients at the local, regional and national levels, depending on their unique goals and objectives. Our strong bipartisan relationships from statehouses to the nation’s Capital provide a unique and comprehensive spectrum of influence to benefit Strategies’ clients.

We particularly excel at the healthcare, energy and environment, manufacturing, tax and finance, higher education and agriculture, food and beverage industries. We have assembled some of the nation’s most prominent and respected advisors, including many from inside the halls of government, to design and execute sound solutions to achieve client goals.

Our diverse family of experts has one very important thing in common: we all deliver an exceptional standard of client care that sets a new crossbar in our industry. We are responsive, creative, collaborative and tenacious. And, we all love what we do.

Michael Best Strategies is affiliated with Michael Best & Friedrich, a full-service law firm with over 250 lawyers operating in 13 offices nationwide. That affiliation, along with an array of industry-leading external partners who can be engaged as needed, allows us to provide our clients with the broadest possible scope of meaningful solutions.


Illinois Senate

Don Harmon becomes 39th Illinois Senate President

The Illinois Senate convened yesterday to select a new Senate President.  As you remember, former Senate President John Cullerton announced, to the shock of...
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Effectively Engaging Your Member of Congress

The US Congress takes frequent recesses and is often criticized for what is perceived to be a part time working schedule, with the House...
Bottom Line

Michael Best Strategies Acquires Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations

ACQUISITION EXPANDS STRENGTH IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, MARKET RESEARCH AND COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE Michael Best Strategies (Strategies) today announced that it has acquired the Milwaukee-based strategic communications...

Michael Best Strategies’ Zeppos Participates in Public Relations Panel

Michael Best Strategies Principal and Senior Public Affairs Advisor Evan Zeppos joined the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southeast Wisconsin Chapter for their...

Social Investing – Moving Quickly from Fad to Force for Change

Trends in social investing were the focus of a lively panel discussion at this year’s 2019 Early Stage Symposium sponsored by the Wisconsin Technology...
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Becky Miller Updike Appointed To Child Welfare Task Force

BECKY MILLER UPDIKE TO HELP GROUP IMPROVE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN IN COLORADO DENVER, CO – Michael Best Strategies announced today that Becky Miller Updike, Ph.D.,...


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