Commitment. Dedication.

In 2002, governmental affairs professionals Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow formed The Capitol Group, drawing on more than two decades of involvement in government, regulatory affairs and politics.

“Out of all the state and local firms we work with across the U.S., Brandon and his team are the best.”
James McAvoy, Accenture LLP

Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow provide for clients a thorough knowledge and inside understanding of the Wisconsin State Legislature, the vast array of state regulatory and administrative agencies, the Wisconsin Congressional delegation, and the nuts and bolts of politics, lobbying, and grassroots activities in Wisconsin.

Together, they bring over 30 years of experience and have served more than sixty clients in the legislative, regulatory, public affairs, political and media arenas.

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OUR HISTORY SINCE 2002

In 2002, lobbyists Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow formed The Capitol Group, drawing on more than two decades of interest and involvement in government and politics.

EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE

Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow provide for their clients a thorough knowledge and inside understanding of the Wisconsin State Legislature and its leadership, the vast array of state regulatory and administrative agencies, the Wisconsin Congressional delegation, and the nuts and bolts of politics, lobbying, and grassroots activities in Wisconsin.
The Capitol Group’s executive management experience provides the basis for exceptional association management, grassroots projects and public affairs strategies to better provide for their clients.

STRATEGIC AFFILIATIONS

The Capitol Group and Quarles & Brady have a strategic affiliation to provide legal, legislative, and regulatory representation to businesses and trade associations. Combining the legal expertise of Quarles & Brady and the solid, extensive and diverse lobbying background of The Capitol Group, we offer an integrated approach to the legislative and judicial processes.