Some groups buy, restore, and preserve wildlands through land acquisitions, creating nature preserves. Others support coastal cleanup programs and water diversion efforts along rivers and streams, supporting aquatic life and access to safe drinking water. Whatever the result, these projects require support at all levels, along with a great deal of financing. Effective advocacy is critical to ensure these projects become a reality, which requires advocates, commonly known as lobbyists, to promote their goals and interests to legislators. Although the legal profession and lobbying are distinct in many ways, the ability for crossover is undeniable and not difficult to achieve if you put in the effort.
The Lobbying Manual: A Complete Guide to Federal Lobbying Law and Practice, Fifth Edition
This comprehensive go-to resource will guide you through the suite of laws that impact federal government relations professionals, provide practical examples of how to be compliant, and cover all of the major federal statutes and regulations that govern the practice of federal government relations work.