Governmental Relations

For more than 25 years, Smith Bryan & Myers has been helping businesses do business with government. SBM has become one of Tallahassee’s premier governmental relations firms because of our diverse team’s meticulous understanding of Florida’s governmental process. At SBM, our firm members have worked in senior positions for Florida’s leading policymakers and shapers. We believe our unique blend of experience gives our clients a distinct advantage when seeking successful solutions to business problems.

SBM represents clients in a variety of professions, including but not limited to health care, gaming, local government, insurance, education, criminal justice, information technology, commercial development, transportation, local government, insurance, communications & utilities, agribusiness and the beverage industry. Additionally, the General Appropriations Act is one of our firm’s main focus areas. In fact, SBM works on more budget issues than virtually any firm, having secured millions of dollars in appropriations over the years for a variety of clients.

SBM monitors and successfully advocates for our clients before the Florida Legislature, the Governor’s Office and Executive Agencies, as well as the Florida Cabinet. SBM is committed to communicating regularly with House and Senate leadership and working closely with the Governor's Office. Additionally, we recognize our clients have different goals and needs, and take pride in tailoring specialized services to meet the requirement of each our clients. SBM looks forward to the opportunity to partnering with you to achieve your government relations priorities.

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