Public Affairs

We help organizations manage issues, engage the public and create consensus on important issues.

Issue management

Corporate communications

Crisis response

Public policy support

Ballot measures

Speaking engagements

Litigation communications

Over more than 40 years, Gard has developed a specialty – and a respected reputation – in  public affairs. We help clients engage on issues and policies in ways that lead to positive outcomes. Our breadth of experience allows organizations to help shape the discussion with integrity and creativity, while also achieving the results they are after.

We are also one of the Northwest’s leading crisis and litigation communications firms, helping our clients manage crisis communications and protect their integrity.

Our public affairs clients include leading companies and organizations in higher education, healthcare, manufacturing, government, energy, telecommunications, construction, agriculture and nonprofit sectors.