Effecting the Politics that Affect Your Business
Harris Jones & Malone, LLC, provides lobbying and government relations services throughout the State of Maryland, complemented by an experienced litigation, criminal defense, procurement, government contracting, and labor law practice. Utilizing strong advocacy and negotiation skills, combined with a well-established network of political and governmental contacts, HJM has a strong track record of delivering excellent results for its clients.
Recognized as one of Maryland’s premier lobbying and government relations firms, HJM proudly serves for-profit, non-profit, and governmental entities of varying sizes and resources with issues as diverse as construction, energy, retail, education, healthcare, gaming, real estate, telecommunications, procurement, liquor licensing, corporate law, taxation, labor, insurance, public interest, and environmental law.
With a combined experience of over 85 years, Lisa Harris Jones, Founder and Member, Sean R. Malone, Member, and their team of hardworking associates, have built excellent relationships with the Governor’s Office, the Maryland General Assembly, the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office and City Council, the Baltimore City Board of Estimates, the Baltimore City Liquor Board, the Baltimore County Executive’s Office and County Council, the Howard County Executive’s Office and County Council, the Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office and County Council, the Prince George’s County Executive’s Office and County Council, and the Montgomery County Executive Office and County Council, as well as related boards and agencies. In addition, HJM is certified with the following agencies: MBE/DBE – Maryland Department of Transportation; MBE/WBE – City of Baltimore; and MBE – Howard County, Maryland.
To broaden firm’s ability to develop successful government relations efforts for its clients, Harris Jones & Malone is affiliated with Blue Water Strategies, a consulting and public relations firm based in Gambrills, MD. Blue Water Strategies’ James J. King and Alan R. Friedman have valuable years of experience in government, with the law, and in business. James J. King has first-hand experience in lawmaking. As a Republican legislator in the Maryland General Assembly, Mr. King served as a member of the House Economic Matters Committee, the Business Regulation Sub-Committee, the Unemployment Insurance Sub-Committee, and the Joint Committee on Base Realignment and Closure. Alan R. Friedman, an attorney with close to 25 years of experience, has spent much of his career as a valued advisor to top government officials in the Anne Arundel County Council, the Anne Arundel County General Assembly Delegation, and the Executive Branch. Mr. Friedman also has experience working at the state level from when he served as a Senior Policy Advisor and the Director of Legislative Relations to former Governor Robert Ehrlich. During his tenure in the Ehrlich Administration, Friedman created a legacy that has translated into a prominent reputation in his work with Blue Water Strategies.
For more information on HJM’s relationship with Blue Water Strategies, please visit our Strategic Alliances webpage.