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Harris Jones & Malone, LLC - Maryland Lobbyist

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Harris Jones & Malone, LLC, provides lobbying and government relations services throughout the State of Maryland, complemented by an experienced litigation, procurement, government contracting and labor law practice. Utilizing strong advocacy and negotiation skills, combined with a well-established network of political and governmental contacts, HJM has a strong track record of delivering excellent results for its clients. Recognized as one of Maryland’s premier lobbying and government relations firms, HJM proudly serves for-profit, non-profit and governmental entities of varying sizes and resources with issues as diverse as construction, energy, retail, education, healthcare, gaming, real estate, telecommunications, procurement, liquor licensing, corporate law, taxation, labor, insurance, public interest and environmental law. Over a combined 38 years of experience, Lisa Harris Jones, Founder and Member, Sean R. Malone, Member, and their team, have built excellent relationships with the Governor’s Office, Maryland General Assembly, Baltimore City Mayor’s Office and City Council, Baltimore City Board of Estimates, Baltimore City Liquor Board, Baltimore County Executive’s Office and County Council, Howard County Executive’s Office and County Council, Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office and County Council, Prince George’s County Executive’s Office and County Council, and Montgomery County Executive Office and County Council, as well as related boards and agencies. HJM is certified with the following agencies: MBE/DBE – Maryland Department of Transportation; MBE/WBE – City of Baltimore; MBE – Howard County, Maryland; and MBE – Maryland/District of Columbia Minority Supplier Development Council.

Harris Jones & Malone is affiliated with Blue Water Strategies, a consulting and public relations firm based in Gambrills, MD. Through this partnership, HJM has broadened its ability to develop successful government relations strategies for its clients. Blue Water Strategies’ James J. King and Alan R. Friedman have years of experience in the government, law, and business worlds. James J. King has first-hand experience in lawmaking.  As a Republican legislator in the Maryland General Assembly, Mr. King served as a member of the House Economic Matters Committee. Alan R. Friedmanan attorney with 20 years of experience, has spent much of his career as a valued advisor to top government officials in the Anne Arundel County Council, the Anne Arundel County General Assembly Delegation, and the Executive Branch. Mr. Friedman also has experience working at the state level; he was a senior policy advisor and the Director of Legislative Relations to former Governor Robert Ehrlich. During his tenure in the Ehrlich administration, Friedman created a legacy that has translated into a prominent reputation in his work with Blue Water Strategies.   

For more information on HJM’s relationship with Blue Water Strategies, please visit our Strategic Alliances webpage.

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HJM is committed to giving back to the community. Since its initial establishment, HJM has developed a strong focus on charitable efforts that support the safety and housing of women and children in Baltimore City. Since 2009, HJM has represented The House of Ruth, a non-profit dedicated to providing shelter and supportive services for women struggling with domestic violence. HJM proudly provides lobbying services and government relations support on a pro-bono basis for this organization, in order to advance its important mission. Through his advocacy, Sean Malone has aided in the passage of legislation to create an independent designation of domestically-related crimes and helped to secure much-needed funding for the organization through an increase in marriage license fees. When considering opportunities for charitable giving, HJM places an emphasis on programs that support the safety and housing of women and children in Baltimore City.

  • House of Ruth supporter and probono advocate since 2009
  • The Family Tree supporter
  • Worked closely on The Journey Home alongside Mayor Stephanie Rawlings – Blake
  • Ms Jones recognized Special Leader by the YWCA of Greater Baltimore

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Harris Jones & Malone, LLC
224 Main Street Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone: (410) 990-1440 URL of Map