“Mike Toomey named #1 hired gun lobbyist by Capitol Inside. [Signing on as the chief operating officer for the Strike Force to Open Texas] has raised Toomey’s stock considerably – and he’s crowning the Capitol Inside Texas Lobby Power Rankings for 2021 as a result of it.”
Mike HaileyCapitol Inside 2021
“Carl Richie and Carrie Simmons have been trusted advisors and partners to TAEBA in bringing the business voice of advanced energy to the Texas policy conversation. The team’s experience and political insights deliver us value on a regular basis.”
Suzanne L. BertinManaging Director, Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance

In my experience in politics and government regulation over three decades, it is imperative that you have solid representation in Austin and Washington.   Marc has the acumen to be consistently effective.  He responds quickly to my company’s needs and provides crucial advice. I strongly recommend Marc.

Greg Lamantia

“Mike Toomey has been a strong partner for TLR for 24 years. No one in Austin has a better understanding of the Legislature, and Mike’s broad and well-respected experience has been an important asset in our legislative efforts.”

Mary TippsExecutive Director, Texans for Lawsuit Reform

“Carrie Simmons has delivered NHA its most significant advocacy win. Last week, we signed a contract with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and we have the great lobbying efforts of Carrie to thank for that. We would recommend her service to any non-competitor.”

Christine O’ConnerSenior Counsel, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs, Ascend Learning

“Mike Toomey was brought on to lead the High Speed Rail team during the 85th Legislative Session. Mike and his team prepared for every potential threat and showed strategic insight working with people on all sides of the issue. Mike and his team’s commitment to success was obvious and Texas Central is grateful for their hard work that will preserve the future for this transformational transportation option in Texas.”

Holly ReedManaging Director, External Affairs Texas Central Partners, LLC