Political & Campaign Legal Services

Cates Legal Group is uniquely positioned to provide you with the best counsel on items that affect your organization or campaign in the political arena

  • Parliamentary counsel & drafting for parliamentary procedure

  • Bill/administrative rule drafting

  • Legal counsel/lobbying on administrative matters in front of regulatory agencies

  • Tracking legislation & preparing/delivering presentations to boards on legislative/regulatory progress

  • Campaign finance/lobby report preparation & legal counsel

  • Political action committee legal counsel & strategy

  • Strategic advocacy counsel for businesses & associations

  • Assistance in growing association advocacy and government affairs departments/programs

  • Preparation, strategy, and implementation of best practices for legislative/advocacy days at the Capitol

  • Legislative or legal research assistance


Current and Past Clients

We have fifteen years of experience working with clients and candidates at all levels of the political spectrum

  • Texas Nurses Association

  • Texas Association of REALTORS

  • Alliance for Justice

  • Targa Resources

  • American Federation of Teachers

  • Texas Association of Life & Health Insurers

  • Independent Bankers Association of Texas

  • Austin Mayor Steve Adler

  • MOVE Texas

  • James White for Agriculture Commissioner

  • Texas Concrete Pipe Association

  • Texas Blue Action Democrats

  • Raise Hell Texas

  • Champions for Community Hospitals

  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries

  • Texas Signal

  • The Catalyst Project

  • Texas Hospital Association

  • Sundt Construction

  • Joah Spearman for Austin City Council

  • US Tomorrow

  • Center for Austin's Future

  • Texas CPA Association

  • Texas House Criminal Justice Reform Caucus

  • Austin Board of REALTORS

  • Fair and Square PAC

  • Texas House Majority PAC

  • Texas Classroom Teachers Association

  • John Love III for US Senate

  • Natasha Harper Madison, Austin City Council