Governmental Affairs

Local. State. National. Global.

Our high-caliber public policy expertise spans all levels of oversight, from towns and counties to the state and international level. 

Led by Rick Stilgenbauer, Managing Director of Public Policy, and Nico Pento, Senior Public Policy Advisor, our Government Affairs department was born out of our years of experience working in tandem with policymakers, legislators and enforcement agencies to craft and implement regulations for diverse industries.

Our team recognizes that government-relations services are essential for stakeholders of all sizes and interests—from municipal officials to international corporations—and we conduct business on behalf of Bianchi & Brandt clients with an established yet nimble infrastructure that allows our legal specialists to assess and address a breadth of possible scenarios using both traditional and innovative mechanisms.

Detailed, Forward-Thinking Policy Support in Cannabis and Hemp 

This branch of Bianchi & Brandt also helps clients understand and navigate the complex arrangement of legal and regulatory issues that officials and agencies face when crafting effective cannabis and hemp policy. 

We work with clients across the public sector to establish rules and policies that are in line with the strict business licensing, public health and safety compliance, and regulatory enforcement mandates established by state and local statutes. 

With decades of experience working on behalf of critical interests, Bianchi & Brandt’s government affairs team provides comprehensive representation for our category of clients that require an advanced degree of advocacy. Government Affairs is a top-tier policy office with a proven ability to find creative solutions to navigate roadblocks and solve nuanced problems on behalf of our clients.