About the Firm
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, finance, gaming, real estate, telecommunications, procurement, liquor licensing, corporate law, taxation, labor, insurance, public interest and environmental law.
Over a combined 40 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, Montgomery County Executive Office and County Council, and Harford County Government, as well as related boards and agencies.
Through hard work and tireless advocacy, Ms. Jones is widely regarded as a lobbyist with the ability to effect real change in the legislative process. As a result of her successful track record, for the last five years her clients have enabled her to become the first African American to be ranked in the top five earning lobbyists in Maryland.
Mr. Malone has developed a vast network of political associations from his 16 years working closely with Governor Martin O’Malley, Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown and County Executive Ken Ulman, in a variety of political and governmental capacities. Mr. Malone has established himself as a trusted advisor to many elected officials and as a respected advocate in the courtroom, as well as at the negotiation table.
HJM proudly represents several clients on a pro bono basis. Our services have helped to advance the causes of important organizations like the House of Ruth, The Journey Home, and The Family Tree, as well as individuals in our community in need of assistance.
HJM is MBE/DBE certified with the Maryland Department of Transportation; MBE/WBE certified with the City of Baltimore; MBE certified with Howard County, Maryland; and MBE certified with the Maryland/District of Columbia Minority Supplier Development Council. HJM was also named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises for 2013 by the City of Baltimore, 2006 and 2008 by the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and The Daily Record. HJM received the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Bridging the Gap achievement award in 2010.
HJM is proud to be allied with Saul Ewing, LLP. The firm’s size and resources allow our clients’ access to skilled attorneys with broad backgrounds in many areas of the law. To learn more about our strategic alliance please click here.