ACG Advocacy, LLC adds Leo Fitzsimon as a Strategic Partner

ACG Advocacy, LLC adds Leo Fitzsimon as a Strategic Partner (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – ACG Advocacy, LLC is pleased to announce that Leo Fitzsimon has joined the ACG team as a Strategic Partner. Leo joins ACG after over two decades of experience representing the policy and business interests of companies in Washington, DC in both in-house […]

IPWatchdog Article on IP in 2023

ACG Partner Marla Grossman was published by IPWatchdog for her wish for IP in 2023. “I was heartened by the USPTO’s participation in the 40th Trilateral Conference in October in North Carolina. Thus, my wish for 2023 is that the USPTO continue its work with other global intellectual property offices on cooperative agreements to standardize application […]

For the Hill’s Top Lobbyist Recognition from December 7

American Continental Group (ACG) is proud to announce that Marla Grossman has been named a “Top Lobbyist” by the Hill for 2022. This year’s list honors the corporate lobbyists, hired guns, association leaders and grassroots activists who leveraged their expertise and connections to make a difference in the nation’s capital this year.  As a partner at ACG, Marla helps […]

NILE Top Lobbyist Recognition from November

ACG is proud of partner Marla Grossman for being selected as National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics Top Lobbyist. Congratulations on the well-deserved recognition, Marla!

Advocating for ESG Natural Resources, Let’s Get Started

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What merits success in a company is both the same and evolving. Of course, making money and keeping customers and clients returning for more is of utmost importance. Sustainability has become increasingly important to the business world. Many of those same clients and investors, too, are becoming more discerning. They care about the business beyond […]

The ESG Framework: Criteria for Environmental, Social, and Governance

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In the past, most companies boasted how excellent they were or why they were important to invest in based on their numbers. Although those factors are essential, they aren’t the only thing investors and customers look into. As climate change continues to be an issue, more and more stakeholders want to know about the corporate […]

Lobbying for Common Law Trademark (IP Policy & More)

Common Law Trademark

A common law trademark for your business name, logo, or symbol is key to ensuring that no one can infringe on your business name or idea. Your company’s brand name is what most of your clients know you by and how they recommend you to others. If you already have a client base that follows […]

ACG Welcomes Sean Byrne to the Team

ACG Welcomes Newest Partner Sean Byrne

On Wednesday June 15th, ACG hosted a welcome reception for its newest Partner, Sean Byrne. Sean joins ACG after a decade of working on Capitol Hill and Senate Leadership. Sean joins ACG from his position as senior advisor to Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer

The Structure and Funding of the IIJA


Grant writers, get ready. On November 15, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) which provides the nation with much needed funding to update and improve our country’s infrastructure. Although most of that funding is dedicated to the reconstruction of roadways and bridges, there are some funds available for other […]

Apply for the IIJA: 6 Broadband, Cyber, and Other Program Grants

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Have you heard about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act IIJA, but you aren’t sure what each section covers? Are you creating a plan for your community, and do you need more information about the broadband and cybersecurity competitive and formula funding grants? For many months, people constantly heard about the $65 billion for broadband […]