Husch Blackwell Strategies Adds Larry Gonzales to Texas Team

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Austin, TX – Husch Blackwell Strategies today announced former Texas State Representative Larry Gonzales, a respected leader in government, legislative and public affairs, is joining the Texas team as a senior consultant.

“Husch Blackwell Strategies continues to grow our reach in Texas and the addition of Larry Gonzales will significantly add to the expertise and value of our team,” said Andy Blunt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer for Husch Blackwell Strategies.  “Larry brings to our team a deep understanding of the public policy issues our clients care about and his strategic counsel will be a tremendous asset to our firm.” 

Gonzales’ vast experience in the Texas State Capitol includes Texas House of Representatives and work in the Lt. Governor’s and Attorney General’s Offices.

"I am honored to join Husch Blackwell Strategies," Larry Gonzales said.  "Their success and continued growth across the nation speaks to their ability to serve their clients. I am humbled they would ask me to join with them, and I look forward to contributing my knowledge and expertise to the efforts."

Gonzales has deep roots working in numerous positions in the Texas State Capitol.  He was elected to the Texas House in 2010 where he served as chairman of the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.  In the House, Gonzales was a member of the House Appropriations Committee and a subcommittee chair.

He previously served as assistant vice chancellor for government relations for the Texas State University System where he coordinated communications with legislators on legislative and higher education policy.  Gonzales also worked in the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the Office of Lieutenant Governor.

He is the president and owner of Lazarus Graphics, a communications and public relations firm.  Larry earned a Master of Arts Degree from the Texas State University School of Public Administration and has a B.A. from the University of Texas- Austin.

About Husch Blackwell Strategies

Husch Blackwell Strategies operates as a joint venture limited liability corporation formed by Husch Blackwell LLP, Andy Blunt and Gregg Hartley. It provides full-suite lobbying and government affairs consulting in Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Texas and Washington DC.  Husch Blackwell Strategies does not provide legal services.