BGR Expands Texas, Multistate & Attorney General Practice with hiring of Halie Daniels

Daniels served as a Texas Assistant Attorney General prior to joining BGR Group

(WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2022) – BGR Group, Washington, D.C.’s premier bipartisan lobbying and communications firm, announced today that Halie Daniels is joining BGR’s Texas office as a Senior Associate. Halie has worked extensively with state agencies in the Lone Star state as well as with attorneys general offices across the country. As an Assistant Attorney General, Halie represented the State of Texas, including the Governor, Attorney General, and various State agencies.

“Halie joins BGR at a time of significant growth in our State Practice,” remarked BGR President Erskine Wells. “All of our clients will benefit from her steady counsel and policy expertise. We are thrilled to have her join the team.”

Based in BGR’s Austin, TX, office, Halie will serve as a key member of the firm’s bipartisan State Advocacy and Appropriations Practice. In this role, she will help BGR’s clients advocate before elected officials and state agencies in Texas as well as bolster the firm’s work before attorneys general across the country.

“It’s an honor to join the BGR team,” Daniels said. “BGR has an excellent reputation as a hard-working, bipartisan, results oriented firm. I look forward to working with BGR clients in Texas and across the country to advance their policy objectives.”

Speaking about the addition to the BGR Austin office, BGR Texas Director Jerry Strickland said, “As the 9th largest economy in the world, Texas is rich with companies who often need assistance engaging with the federal government and state leaders across the country. Halie’s experience will bolster BGR’s ability to help businesses navigate regulatory challenges and pursue sound policy solutions. She will be a valued member of our team.”

“Governors and attorneys general are on the frontlines of tackling the complex energy, health care and technology policy challenges facing the country,” said Loren Monroe, Head of BGR’s State Advocacy and Appropriations Practice. “Joining forces with Jerry Strickland, who served under Greg Abbott when he was Governor as well as Attorney General, Halie’s experience will further strengthen our strong offering in Texas and before the nation’s attorneys general.”

Halie brings nearly a decade of state experience to BGR’s team having served in the General Litigation Division as well as a key litigator in a Civil Medicaid Fraud for the Texas Attorney General. She has previously served in private practice as well as in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Florida Coastal School of Law in May 2015.