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Government Relations Advisor

Kilpatrick Townsen

Government Relations Advisor

May 3, 2024
Location: Washington DC
Practice: (GR) Government Relations

We are currently seeking a federal Government Relations Advisor to join our Government Relations and Regulatory team. The Government Relations Advisor will assist and work with the team to provide federal government relations and regulatory services to clients across various sectors. The position is Washington, DC based, and involve travel as necessary.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and researching legislative and regulatory developments of interest to clients.
  • Drafting memorandum, policy briefs, letters, talking points, and other materials for clients.
  • Drafting legislative alerts, articles, and political updates.
  • Attending Congressional hearings and drafting summaries of hearings.
  • Communicating, coordinating, and attending meetings with Congress as well as other political events in Washington, DC.
  • Assuming other legislative functions in support of clients.


  1. Bachelor’s degree required.
  2. A minimum of 3 years experience in the federal government, campaign or political fields, federal advocacy entity, or other related field.
  3. Strong understanding of the political and legislative process.
  4. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
  5. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Kilpatrick is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm’s clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm’s practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients’ needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.