Tabuteau, LLC provides legislative lobbying services which includes but not limited to: legislation and budget tracking and analysis; bill and amendment drafting; client education and strategy development; preparation and delivery of testimony; development and coordination with coalitions of organizations, and coordination with client counsel. Richard's past litigation experience makes him particularly adept at analyzing and drafting legislation and amendments that anticipate the implications of bill language as it may be applied in the courts and through agency enforcement.
Tabuteau, LLC assists procurement clients in navigating Maryland’s stratified and complex procurement system, including arranging meetings with high level elected officials as well as cabinet secretaries and senior agency officials. Our services include “door opening,” product/service introduction and demonstrations, obtaining information relating to upcoming solicitations, and monitoring legislation that may potentially impact a procurement or P3 project. Importantly, our firm represents procurement/P3 clients before the Maryland Board of Public Works and Maryland General Assembly, and works closely with litigation counsel on procurement matters before the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals.
Effective community outreach and engagement services are of paramount importance in communities where projects can affect parties as diverse as local residents, businesses, public institutions, and elected officials. Tabuteau, LLC works directly with the public throughout the project to ensure that concerns and aspirations are consistently understood and considered throughout the project planning process. We have strong relationships with media consultants, land use/zoning attorneys, elected officials, and civic leaders, who value our reputation and expertise. As a MDOT certified DBE/MBE/SBE, Tabuteau, LLC can partner with transportation, energy, and telecommunications infrastructure firms as well as architecture, engineering, and construction firms on public sector projects.
Our legislative work often places us in the position of drafting legislation that serves as the basis for regulatory compliance. Tabuteau, LLC works directly with the Governor’s Office as well as department and agency senior officials to monitor the Maryland Register, lobby against unnecessary regulation, assist clients in drafting responsive comments on proposed regulations, and ensure that proposed regulations are reasonable and not overly burdensome.