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Public Affairs

Drawing upon decades of government, campaign and policy experience to provide fully integrated public affairs counsel.

SVC Public Affairs works closely with clients around the world to advance critical interests through policy positioning, coalition building, media relations, thought leadership, stakeholder surveys and focus groups, and targeted advertising. Drawing on nearly two dozen professionals with expertise on public affairs, we guide clients through all aspects of government approval and oversight (from M&A reviews – including CFIUS, DOJ and FTC – to hearings and investigations at the federal and state levels), crisis management, litigation support and reputation management. Our team includes former officials who have worked on public affairs for Republican and Democratic administrations, Members of Congress, trade associations and Fortune 500 companies, as well as members of the White House media.


SVC Public Affairs Capabilities


Phase One China Trade Deal: U.S. Company Implications


CFIUS 2019 Private Equity Scrutiny



Washington, D.C. focused brand awareness campaign targeting key regulators and policy makers in support of SoftBank's investment in Sprint.


Defense against hostile takeover by Broadcom.

AK Steel

Strategic advice, public positioning and media relations.


Strategic advice and issues management.

BNY Mellon

Congressional hearing preparation.

GGV Capital

Strategic advice, issues management and media relations.


Corporate affairs and policy.

Lincoln Military Housing

Congressional hearing preparation, coalition building and issues management.