Innovative strategies for our commonwealth.

Commonwealth Counsel, LLC., is a full-service public affairs consulting firm dedicated to successfully navigating clients through the myriad pathways of Massachusetts’ political, legislative and regulatory environments.

We know how Massachusetts policymakers craft decisions because we’ve been there. With over a decade of policy making and electoral experience, we know how government works. Working closely with decision makers around the Commonwealth, we develop strategic plans that address legislative challenges and opportunities at the federal, state and municipal level for our clients in the innovation sector.

We work with innovative clients on policy objectives that will have a positive impact on our commonwealth. Commonwealth Counsel is at the intersection of politics and policy; we know how to influence both.

Innovative strategies for our commonwealth.

Commonwealth Counsel, LLC., is a full-service public affairs consulting firm dedicated to successfully navigating clients through the myriad pathways of Massachusetts’ political, legislative and regulatory environments.

We know how Massachusetts policymakers craft decisions because we’ve been there. With over a decade of policy making and electoral experience, we know how government works. Working closely with decision makers around the Commonwealth, we develop strategic plans that address legislative challenges and opportunities at the federal, state and municipal level for our clients in the innovation sector.

We work with innovative clients on policy objectives that will have a positive impact on our commonwealth. Commonwealth Counsel is at the intersection of politics and policy; we know how to influence both.

Innovative strategies for our commonwealth.

Commonwealth Counsel, LLC., is a full-service public affairs consulting firm dedicated to successfully navigating clients through the myriad pathways of Massachusetts’ political, legislative and regulatory environments.

We know how Massachusetts policymakers craft decisions because we’ve been there. With over a decade of policy making and electoral experience, we know how government works. Working closely with decision makers around the Commonwealth, we develop strategic plans that address legislative challenges and opportunities at the federal, state and municipal level for our clients in the innovation sector.

We work with innovative clients on policy objectives that will have a positive impact on our commonwealth. Commonwealth Counsel is at the intersection of politics and policy; we know how to influence both.

Innovative strategies for our commonwealth.

Commonwealth Counsel, LLC., is a full-service public affairs consulting firm dedicated to successfully navigating clients through the myriad pathways of Massachusetts’ political, legislative and regulatory environments.

We know how Massachusetts policymakers craft decisions because we’ve been there. With over a decade of policy making and electoral experience, we know how government works. Working closely with decision makers around the Commonwealth, we develop strategic plans that address legislative challenges and opportunities at the federal, state and municipal level for our clients in the innovation sector.

We work with innovative clients on policy objectives that will have a positive impact on our commonwealth. Commonwealth Counsel is at the intersection of politics and policy; we know how to influence both.

From Our Founder

About Us

Joe is the principal and founder of Commonwealth Counsel. Prior to founding Commonwealth Counsel, Joe was the CEO of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), where he led efforts to advance Massachusetts’ leadership as the #1 life sciences cluster in the world. He was responsible for efforts to sustain Massachusetts’ economic competitiveness focusing on issues around infrastructure, workforce, and digital health. Joe managed federal affairs, as well as state and municipal government relations and was an outspoken advocate for legislative solutions to ensure patients have affordable access to drugs they need to stay healthy, actions to alleviate the housing and transportation crises, policies and programming to increase diversity and equity in the life sciences workforce, and the regionalization of the industry across the Commonwealth. Joe also brings the lived experience of a patient advocate, having spent months in the NICU with his twin boys, who were born extremely premature, where he witnessed firsthand the benefits of the innovation ecosystem unique to Massachusetts.

WHAT WE DO

Our Services

Government Relations & Lobbying

Massachusetts lobbying firm located near Boston’s Beacon Hill.   Former Senate member who has subject matter expertise on the legislative and executive branches, the budgetary process, and regulatory matters. Our team knows how government works and through our relationships can make government work for our clients.

Policy Expertise

Our policy expertise includes:
Biotechnology
Budgetary Process
Development
Energy & Environment
Green Economy
Healthcare
Housing
Procurement
and Transportation.

Strategy & Planning

Our team utilizes its personal legislative experience on Beacon Hill to help our clients see around corners.  We are a niche practice works with each client to create a winning strategy and implement effective advocacy from project planning, to policy analysis and legislative advocacy.

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Office Locations

146 Bowdoin Street
Boston, MA 02108

 

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