Husch Blackwell Strategies’ Vane Only Texas Lawyer In 2019 Recognized by Three Publications for Governmental Relations Practice

Mark Vane

Mark Vane

AUSTIN – Husch Blackwell Strategies’ Mark Vane is the only lawyer in the state of Texas to be recognized by Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America and Austin Monthly magazine for his governmental relations/government practice in 2019.

Vane has practiced for more than 20 years before the Texas Legislature and state agencies where he helps clients develop public policy and tackle high-stakes issues. His clients include Fortune 100 companies, top trade associations and start-up entities.

“Mark’s expertise and approach to building lasting relationships has greatly benefitted our clients and provides significant value to our vertically-integrated approach to tactics and strategy at both the state and federal levels,” said Andy Blunt, Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Husch Blackwell Strategies.

“[Vane]’s got all the bases covered,” says Kathy Barber, senior governmental affairs representative for Caterpillar. “He knows the legislators. He knows the staff. He knows the politics. He knows the issues. He knows the process.”

A dynamic and nonpartisan advocate, Vane aims to improve the business climate for industry. His legislative practice focuses on healthcare, taxation, appropriations, business regulation, the environment and entertainment. In addition to his role at Husch Blackwell Strategies, Vane is also Of Counsel with Husch Blackwell LLP, a full-service law firm with 700+ attorneys providing legal and business partnership from offices in 18 cities nationwide.

Husch Blackwell Strategies provides full suite lobbying and government affairs consulting in Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Texas and Washington, DC. Husch Blackwell Strategies does not provide legal services.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Best Lawyers is based on a national survey involving detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. And Austin Monthly partnered with a research firm to facilitate an online peer-voting process.