Thomas C. Downs, Esq., Principal, formed Downs Government Affairs in response to a changing landscape in Washington.
With over two decades of experience at national law firms, he is able to deliver outstanding results to his clients without the
bureaucracy, conflicts, or high costs found at other firms.
Downs Government Affairs' entrepreneurial approach and structure allows efficient and agile services for clients.
Downs Government Affairs’ innovative approach to federal government affairs advocacy has been profiled in the nation’s major political and legislative news journals. Politico has highlighted DGA’s “different, more creative and nimble approach” to federal government affairs. The Hill described DGA Principal Thomas Downs as “a veteran lobbyist” who “has been on K Street for two decades.” Politico Morning Transportation recognized DGA as a “K Street consulting firm . . . focused on transportation and infrastructure policy and funding issues. Affiliated consultants include a former congressman and alums of the departments of Transportation” and other agencies.
We advocate across a broad range of policy and funding areas, from energy and the environment to higher education to municipal governments and cultural projects.
Downs Government Affairs affiliates are seasoned veterans of the federal executive and legislative branches with outstanding qualifications and experience.
We have a number of regional affiliations that allow us to maintain a local presence in the communities we serve.