Who we are.
McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of
McDonald Hopkins LLC,
is focused on providing comprehensive and strategic services encompassing all aspects of the
federal process for a diverse range of clients. Our team is led by distinguished former
Congressman Steven C. LaTourette, who served nine terms in the United States House of Representatives,
and is widely recognized for his bipartisan and solution oriented approach to complicated issues.
With nearly four decades of experience, in both the public and private sector, our leadership team is
well situated to capture opportunities to better position your organization and advance your
We are committed to helping you navigate the governmental process to achieve your objectives.
Our services include:
We work to introduce you to the groups, associations, and other organizations with similar
priorities to give strength to the collective message. Operating as a coalition, with a
unified voice, we are able to expand your organization’s reach and influence.
We understand the intricacies of effectively communicating with all levels of the federal
government. By framing and targeting your message, we help to distinguish your voice so
that it will stand out in a crowd. Our team uses their extensive expertise to develop a
public relations strategy that will position your organization on the inside of policy
Budget and Appropriations Insight
Our team brings with them an intimate understanding of the federal appropriations and
budget process, and can advise you on how best to navigate the complexities of the
Our team has extensive expertise in the policy areas of Transportation, Education,
Healthcare, Labor, Trade, and Tax policy.
Our longstanding relationships with Washington decision makers spans more than 25 years
enabling us to put clients and their priorities in front of key organizations and policy
makers that can help shape the discussion.
Regulatory Relief and Compliance
It is increasingly difficult to keep up with regulations coming out of Washington. Our team will not only
keep you informed but can develop and implement a strategy to help you influence and navigate these uncertain
Legislative and Business Development Strategies
We have our finger on the pulse of the Administration and Congress and monitor your issues
continuously to keep you in the know. Our disciplined approach is to evaluate your
organization’s specific issues, then develop and implement a comprehensive strategy based
on the current political climate. We can provide you with real time access to Washington
events, allowing your organization to have a proactive strategy rather than simply
Federal Contracts and Initiatives
Gaining access to government initiatives and competitions can be very rewarding, but it is
important to understand the guidelines decision makers are using with each opportunity.
We work with you to enhance your organization’s competitiveness throughout the application
Every year the federal government must purchase billions of dollars in goods and services.
Allow us to help you identify new opportunities to expand your business and assist you in
traversing the regulations to gain access to this growing market.
We encourage you to contact us about our approach to government relations.
Steven C. LaTourette
Chair, Federal Government Relations Group
Member of Congress 1995-2013
Co-Chair, Federal Government Relations Group
McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies