Joins Virginia Port Authority, Virginia Union University and Transurban
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, August 2, 2021 — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announces that they will be providing comprehensive federal government relations and legislative liaison services on behalf of their newest client, the City of Virginia Beach. Becker’s Government Relations team is led by long-time Virginians Anthony Bedell and Alfonso Lopez.
Anthony Bedell, Senior Corporate and Government Relations Director in Becker’s Federal Lobbying Practice, stated, “We are honored by the City of Virginia Beach’s selection. Cities are resuming their role in providing services closest to the people and Becker is pleased to assist the City of Virginia Beach in being bold, proactive and innovative.”
Becker’s Federal Lobbying practice began in 2011 with the addition of two Capitol Hill Chiefs of Staff and the Legislative Director of a US Senator. The bipartisan powerhouse team quickly grew the practice to ten lobbyists, including Virginians Anthony Bedell, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), and Alfonso Lopez, a long-time Federal Relations professional who handled Congressional & Federal Relations for then Virginia Governor Tim Kaine. The team has a portfolio of public and private clients including The Virginia Port Authority, Virginia Union University, and Transurban as well as others throughout the United States.
Becker, with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast. More information is available at www.beckerlawyers.com.