MGR2 lobbyists are high energy, results-oriented professionals with over fifty years of diversified local, state, federal and international legislative, regulatory and economic development experience. From leading major legislative initiatives to facilitating the building of malls and procuring EDA funding as targeted economic development projects for local municipalities, he brings dedication, a strategic mindset and political know-how to the benefit of its clients.
Under Barry Lefkowitz’s leadership, MGR2 has been responsible for over 400 bills being signed into law at the state, federal and international levels, including the “Trademark Counterfeiting Act”, “NAFTA Treaty I”, Clean Communities Act” and “The Real Interstate Drivers Act (RIDE).” He has provided expert testimony before Congress on national issues, like the Targeted Job Tax Credit, Mandatory Health Coverage, Consumer Fraud, Antitrust Exemptions for Insurance Industry and changing criteria for SBA funding.
Barry Lefkowitz has appeared as a guest on CNN, NBC, Dateline, MTV, etc, to represent client interests. Additionally, he has trained state and local political candidates in handling media relations.
Barry has authored many books, including “Lobbying and Influence: a Legislative Reference”. Barry has also published numerous magazine and newspaper articles in the fields of politics, government and law-related education. He is a former TV Host and part-time newscaster and Editorial Columnist.