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In 2011 we launched our alliance with communications power house Purple Strategies. In 2012 we began a collaboration with prominent energy and environment expert Rich Goodstein. More recently we added the boutique tax firm Urban, Swirski & Associates (USA) to our family of alliance firms.

Purple Strategies

Lighthouse offers clients a special capability to communicate effectively with key audiences through its strategic alliance with Purple Strategies, a leading public affairs firm. Purple provides a unique perspective on public affairs and the highest level of service and expertise. The extensive public affairs offerings of Purple, combined with the energy policy and political strengths of Lighthouse, provide a seamless approach to achieving strategic objectives in the dynamic energy field.

Energy drives the nation’s economy, and energy policy continues to top the national agenda. Energy stakeholders, however, may fail to communicate effectively with target audiences. Corporations, trade groups and coalitions often speak in industry or policy jargon that leaves them disconnected from the groups they’re trying to influence. What Purple offers you:

Effective messaging and communications
Comprehensive message strategy
Opinion research
Integrated advertising
Media relations
Grass roots outreach

"The people of Purple design innovative communications architecture for a constantly changing world.”

Goodstein & Associates

Goodstein & Associates is a firm that provides clients, facing a wide range of Washington issues, a rare combination of legal, legislative, regulatory, political, and public relations expertise. Richard Goodstein provides clients with exceptional Washington representation, effectively navigating through obstacles with a focus on tangible results.

Urban Swirski & Associates, LLC

Urban Swirski & Associates is a boutique, full service advocacy firm, specializing in tax and financial services issues.  Urban Swirski's leadership consists of three veteran lobbyists-- Anne Urban, Sandra Swirski and Evan Liddiard, whose working relationships span over 20 years.  The bipartisan team and staff draws on extensive tax expertise, including energy tax policy, to provide strategic advice and influence to clients facing emerging public policy challenges and opportunities.  Urban Swirski has a proven track record of success for a long list of diverse clients including many Fortune 500 companies, on issues ranging from broad based multi-industry provisions to niche areas of the tax code.  The firm is uniquely positioned to help clients navigate tax reform to achieve short–term objectives and long term strategic goals.

“Lighthouse provided our association with a full array of services that would have been difficult to find in another firm—comprehensive strategic planning and advice, relationship development with important players on and off Capitol Hill, counsel on internal staffing needs, and guidance on matters ranging from coalition management to political contributions. In short, we were impressed with both the range and reach of Lighthouse!”

– Leading Agricultural Group