The old adage that the “squeaky wheel gets the grease” is never more true than in Washington, DC. As a result, thousands of companies, communities, associations, and other organizations exercise their constitutional right to petition their government by retaining government relations experts, also known as lobbyists (approx. 5,000 per year).read more
LobbyWise offers independent 3rd party support to help those interested in retaining federal lobbyists make the right decision. We have access to the information, both formal and informal, necessary to help find those lobbyists with the right relationships, the correct expertise, and the necessary access to relevant decision-makers for any particular client.read more
The LobbyWise President and Founder has nearly 20 years of experience in Washington, DC. As a congressional staffer, a trade association lobbyist, and a successful contract lobbyist for various corporate, non-profit, and municipal clients; he knows what it takes to be successful in federal government relations advocacy.
Justin LeBlanc launched LobbyWise after spending several years as a contract lobbyist with boutique firms in Washington, DC including his own: LeBlanc Government Relations. In this capacity, Justin represented municipal clients as well as non-profit and for-profit clients from various industries including: health, life sciences, real estate, telecommunications, food, and homeland security. During this time, Justin watched far too many clients pick the wrong lobbying firm, sometimes including his own! It was these experiences that led Justin to establish LobbyWise.
Justin served for six years as the Vice President of Government Relations for the National Fisheries Institute, the national trade association for the fish and seafood industry of the United States.read more