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About O’Donnell & Associates

O’Donnell & Associates is a solutions-focused government relations firm, providing results to New York’s most successful leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates, and activists.

We know New York—from each of the 62 counties to statewide campaigns and initiatives—and have the know-how and working relationships to provide strategic insight and information to address your challenges. We have practiced from Albany’s Capitol to the nation’s Capital; from Lake Erie to Long Island and the state-line to the Canadian border and beyond.

Our team provides a modern, results-based approach grounded in insight and information along with the rapid response and war room expertise to handle a crisis. Our responsibility to our clients begins with our commitment to the highest ethical standards. We are zealous and tenacious advocates for Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, technology firms, labor unions, start-ups, and political candidates.

Our Team

Jack O'Donnell

Jack O'Donnell

President

Jack O’Donnell offers clients a unique understanding of the intersection of politics and policy. Jack is focused on problem-solving. He represents a diverse clientele including Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, biotech start-ups, and labor unions. More

Jim Moore

Jim Moore

Vice President and Policy Director

Jim represents clients in financial services, healthcare, gaming, energy, and emerging technologies, working on a vast array of legislation and regulation, in addition to working with clients across the State to secure millions in integral investment through the state budget process and federal appropriations. More

Camille Brandon

Camille Brandon

Community Outreach Director

Camille Brandon is an expert in state government and politics with a particular focus on Upstate New York. As Director of State and Community Relations, Camille offers our clients insights from a lifetime of experience in direct engagement with elected officials and community leaders as well as an insider’s knowledge of how to achieve results. More

Tessa Betz

Tessa Betz

Budget Specialist

Tessa helps bridge the gaps—both in communications and in substance—between business and government. She plays a key role in coordinating lobbying efforts for our clients as well as our internal team and serves as OD&A’s resident budget specialist. More

Our Services

Lobbying

Procurement

Grassroots Coalition Building

Advocacy

Crisis Management

Government Relations

International Relations

Litigation Support

Public Affairs Campaign Management

Strategic Media Relations

Political Strategy & Consulting

Cyber & Crypto Technology

Business Development

Startup

Ethical Standards

O’Donnell & Associates is committed to the highest ethical standards, both for ourselves and on behalf of our clients.

That promise always includes:

  • Conducting lobbying activities with honesty and integrity;
  • Zealously advancing our clients’ interests;
  • Fulfilling both the letter and spirit of the Federal Lobbying Disclosure Act and New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) rules and regulations;
  • Conducting lobbying activities fairly and professionally;
  • Avoiding any representations that create conflicts of interest;
  • Protecting the confidentiality of our clients as appropriate;
  • Treating the government institutions where we advocate with respect.

Diversity and Inclusion

At O’Donnell & Associates, we believe that diversity is an inclusive concept, one which encompasses race, color, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, nationality, and socioeconomic status.

OD&A treats every person with worth and value. We are committed to fostering an environment in which everyone is positioned to succeed and to reach their true potential. Diversity and inclusion are core values of our business and the clients we seek to represent.

We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, fairness, and equality in our workplace and in the communities we serve.

Get In Touch

The team is always available at contact@odonnellsolutions.com

707 Potomac Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
716-882-3100
33 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
202-589-0800

111 Washington Avenue, Suite 702
Albany, NY  12210
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409 7th St NW Suite 450
Washington, DC 20004
202-589-0800