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.


Media Training

Michael Best Strategies Public Affairs Team Trains Wisconsin Company in Media Matters

The Michael Best Strategies Public Affairs team of Evan Zeppos and Jeff Gallagher traveled to Watertown, Wisconsin on September 24 to conduct a daylong...

Crisis Communications: Is Your Company Prepared?

We see them all the time in the news—a company facing a crisis.  It’s enough to send a shiver down the spine of any...
Jennifer Goodrum

Jennifer Goodrum Joins Michael Best Strategies

DENVER, CO – Michael Best Strategies continues to expand its Colorado team with the addition of healthcare policy expert, Jennifer Goodrum. Goodrum has 20 years...

Wes Skiles Expands Role at Michael Best Strategies in Colorado

DENVER, COLORADO – Michael Best Strategies announces Wes Skiles expands his role to Principal at the firm in Colorado. Skiles previously served as senior...
Evan Zeppos

Evan Zeppos Featured on 620 WTMJ radio

Michael Best Strategies Principal and Senior Public Affairs Advisor Evan Zeppos appeared on the “Steve Scaffidi Show” on AM620 WTMJ on June 7 for...
Washington, D.C. Open House for Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies Hosts D.C. Open House

On Wednesday, May 1st, Michael Best & Friedrich and Michael Best Strategies hosted an open house in their new Washington, D.C. office. Held on...


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