Michael P. Cassidy

Senior Vice President, State Government Relations

Chicago, IL

+1 312 750 5758

BIO
Michael Cassidy is a senior vice president in the state government relations group working out of the Chicago, Springfield and Washington, D.C. offices. In addition to his state goverment work, he is also part of the National/Multistate Strategies team. Michael advises clients before Congress, the Illinois General Assembly and various local county and municipal governments. He provides counsel in regards to executive & legislative affairs, appropriations, regulation, procurement, coalition development, crisis communications and media relations.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked as a senior member of Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan’s legislative staff. In that position he coordinated legislative agendas, staffed committees, orchestrated roll calls and executed media relations for members of the House Democratic caucus.

Michael also possesses substantial campaign experience having served is various supervisory roles on municipal, county, state and statewide campaigns. Working for the Democratic Party of Illinois, he was responsible for the advancement of Democratic candidates through grassroots organizing, strategic fundraising, message development, field coordination, crisis management, direct mail campaigns and earned and paid media.
SERVICE AREAS

Coalition Development

Crisis Communications

Contracts and State Local Procurement

Executive and Legislative Affairs

Local Government Relations

Media Relations

Public Private Partnerships

Regulatory Solutions

Strategic Communications and Grassroots

Strategic Positioning

Trade and International Affairs

Michael Cassidy