Trusted Advice and Counsel

Kevin Ross Public Affairs has more than 25 years of experience in representing private businesses before local governments (cities, counties, local boards of education and public authorities). Our firm serves as a strategic, multi-faceted public affairs and government relations advisor to businesses that contract with local governments. We are skilled problem solvers, experienced with the issues, simple and complex, anticipated and unanticipated, that arise in local government/contractor relationships.

Our representations have included businesses in the following industry sectors: Affordable Housing Development; Airport Concessions; Architectural, Engineering and Planning Serbices; Commerical Real Estate Development; Community Benefits Advocacy; Food Services; Higher Education; Hospital and Health Related Services; Legal Services; Parking Management and related services; Program and Construction Management; Public Broadcasting; Public Safety; Soft Drink Beverages; Solid Waste Management; Technology and Management Consulting Services; Transportation; and Water Resources and related services.

Utilizing our knowledge of local government governance and procurement, we serve as an active adviser to our clients in their local government relations. We represent landowners and developers in land use, zoning and planning matters before local governments. Further, we have experience in representing industry interests in direct lobbying activity before local governments.

Headquartered in Atlanta, our firm has worked on projects in numerous cities around the country for businesses in the municipal marketplace. We have developed and maintained meaningful working relationships in other major cities and counties. In addition, we have a network of public affairs and government relations advisers around the country with whom we are able to collaborate when necessary to serve client interests.

Kevin Ross Public Affairs' primary focus is private business; however, the firm has been engaged on numerous occasions to represent government directly. From 2006 to 2009, our firm was a team member representing the interests of Fulton County, Georgia's largest county, before the Georgia General Assembly. We have served as the technical advisor to a municipal charter review commission for one of Georgia's 15 most populous cities. Also, our firm's principal is among a group of lawyers representing a class action of Georgia's cities and counties in litigation involving local government taxation.