About the Firm

AVENSON, OAKLEY & COPE, established in 1991, is, with its broad-based clientele and well-connected advocates, one of Iowa’s most prominent governmental relations firms. Emphasizing hard work and personal service 24/7, its lobbyists provide legislative and executive branch representation for some of the most widely recognized businesses, professional associations, youth services organizations, educational institutions, and local governments in Iowa and the nation. Microsoft, Koch Industries, Orchard Place, Casey’s General Stores, City of West Des Moines, and six community colleges are among those clients.

AVENSON, OAKLEY & COPE prides itself on developing and implementing unique strategies to fit the specific needs of its clients. Its services include:

  • Development of integrated legislative and executive branch strategies
  • Coordination of contacts with key policymakers
  • Monitoring major issues affecting the client’s policy concerns.
  • Development of issue messages and mobilization of grassroots
  • Delivering year-round political advice and campaign contribution strategies.
  • Management of rule-making and regulatory proceedings.