Founded in 1984, Gaffney, Bennett and Associates is perennially recognized as one of the top government relations, administrative lobbying and municipal advocacy firms in Connecticut. The government relations firm, located in New Britain, CT, has for more than 40 years helped its clients become known to decision makers in Hartford and Washington, D.C. The firm’s ten full-time lobbyists and lawyers bring to the table decades of experience in government and politics at the local, state and federal levels. It is this breadth of experience, combined with our command of the process, ability to forge alliances, reach decision makers, and manage crises that is the underpinning of Gaffney, Bennett and Associates’ unsurpassed record of success.
When prospective clients approach us about reaching out to local, state and federal government officials, it’s because they are concerned about the effect emerging laws and other important governmental activities could have on their business or organization. They need a persuasive advocate, one who is experienced and familiar with the Connecticut landscape, and can effectively represent their interests and obtain results. And that’s where Gaffney, Bennett and Associates team of lobbyists and lawyers excels.
Together with our clients, our firm’s lobbyists help map strategy, identify the various possibilities and pitfalls that could be encountered, and set about getting the job done. Our rigorous attention to detail and vigilance have served our clients well over the years in the field of government relations, and have helped Gaffney, Bennett and Associates log a track record that is the envy of every lobbying firm in CT.
Gaffney, Bennett and Associates currently represents more than 70 clients on various legislative, regulatory and administrative matters in Hartford. These clients include numerous Fortune 500 companies; utilities; telecommunications providers; health care institutions; municipalities; trade and nonprofit associations; and a large number of small- to medium-size businesses and organizations. And finally and most importantly, the statistic of which we are most proud: Gaffney, Bennett and Associates has enjoyed decades-long relationships with the lion’s share of our clients.