PPAG, Public Strategies, CLB Partners are largest 3 multi-client lobbying firms again

Princeton Public Affairs Group again leads way, with $11.5M in lobbying revenue

Trenton, New Jersey

Princeton Public Affairs Group once again led the way when it comes to revenue earned by multi-client lobbying firms in 2023.

PPAG brought in $11,512,203 in receipts from lobbying in 2023, according to a report released by ELEC, the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Committee.

The Top 3 firms were the same as 2022, with MBI GluckShaw jumping over the Zita Group for the No. 4 spot. The biggest jump came from McCarter & English, which rose two spots to No. 7. McCarter is second on the list of law firms, coming in one place behind Gibbons P.C.

River Crossing Strategy Group is a newcomer to the list at No.10.

Guillermo Artiles, the chair of McCarter’s Government Affairs Practice, was thrilled that the group increased revenue by more than 20% (from approximately $2.2 million to $2.6 million).

“We are honored to serve in this critical capacity for our clients, many of whom make up the economic fabric of New Jersey,” he said.

“We have built a strong team of savvy attorneys and advisers with strong relationships, which continues to attract more clients as well as more power players to our ranks. I’m proud of what we are doing for our state on a day-to-day basis, and we’re grateful to our clients that trust us to help them.”

A look at the Top 10, ranked by 2023 receipts:

  1. Princeton Public Affairs Group: $11,512,203;
  2. Public Strategies Impact: $7,696,173;
  3. CLB Partners: $6,248,390;
  4. MBI GluckShaw: $4,038,560;
  5. The Zita Group: $3,950,001;
  6. Gibbons P.C.: $3,653,929;
  7. McCarter & English: $2,660,920;
  8. Capital Impact Group: $2,409,141;
  9. Optimus Partners LLC: $2,334,100;
  10. River Crossing Strategy Group: $2,330,250.