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Jan 17, 2017

Campaign Veteran Tony Gius Joins McGuireWoods Consulting

McGuireWoods Consulting today announced Anthony “Tony” Gius has joined the MWCAdvocacy practice as a vice president. He brings more than 15 years of experience in implementing and managing political and issue campaigns for statewide and national political races, political committees and numerous Fortune 500 companies.

“Tony is a seasoned pro who will allow us to better serve existing clients and grow new opportunities,” said Steve Horton, senior vice president and director of MWCAdvocacy.

Gius specializes in managing advocacy & mobilization campaigns, and has implemented successful local and national campaigns for numerous national corporations across a multitude of industries and states.

He worked on the Bush-Cheney 2000 and Bush-Cheney 2004 presidential campaigns, several local and statewide campaigns, and in the political department at the Republican National Committee. Gius most recently was a partner and director of public affairs at a boutique firm in Austin, and previously ran a political technology company that served Gubernatorial, Senatorial, and Presidential campaigns as well as several national political associations.

“We’re excited to welcome Tony to the McGuireWoods team,” said Mark Miner, senior vice president and co-director of the Austin office. “His extensive experience managing grassroots mobilization efforts on political and issue campaigns will be valuable to existing and potential clients looking to impact public policy through comprehensive communications and advocacy efforts.”

Founded in 1998, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC is a full-service public affairs firm offering government relations, strategic communications & grassroots, and infrastructure and economic development services. McGuireWoods Consulting is a subsidiary of McGuireWoods LLP, a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers in 20 cities. In 2015, it was ranked in the Top 15 of The National Law Journal's "The Influence 50," an annual report of the top public affairs firms in Washington, D.C. McGuireWoods Consulting has offices in Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, McLean, Virginia, Atlanta, Chicago, Raleigh, North Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, Springfield, Illinois, Austin, Texas and Bucharest, Romania. For more information, visit McGuireWoods Consulting’s website at