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Born in Boston, entrenched near the White House, and strategically situated across the country with affiliates in 50 states, Dewey Square Group is positioned to win at the Federal, state, and local level – wherever “local” is to you.


Founded in Boston over 30 years ago, Dewey Square Group stands at the heart of New England’s rich political history.

Located just steps from the Massachusetts State House, Boston City Hall, and the John F. Kennedy Federal building, DSG Boston offers the full suite of DSG’s integrated public affairs and lobbying capabilities coupled with deep local, state and national expertise.

DSG is known in the Commonwealth as a leader in government relations and strategic management of ballot question campaigns, with a record of statewide victories stretching back to our inception. Our grassroots practice has a long record of effective outreach and activation of stakeholders to build coalitions and attain successful legislative, policy and election outcomes. We help our clients achieve impact by building resonance across the region – whether in Massachusetts or elsewhere in New England– and moving people to their side, joining voices and votes to effect the desired outcome.

DSG Boston operates one of the leading lobbying practices in the Commonwealth, guiding numerous clients to success on a wide variety of objectives at the state and local levels. The development and permitting practice has steered major projects and siting efforts to positive outcomes.

1992Dewey Square Group is founded in Boston by veteran political strategists Charlie Baker, Chuck Campion and Michael Whouley.

1775In a skirmish on the village green in Lexington between colonial Minutemen and British forces, “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World” is fired, sparking the American Revolution.

13Boston’s sports franchises have claimed over a dozen championships across the four major sports In the 2000s – the most of any city in this century.


Dewey Square Group is at the forefront of innovation.

Headquartered just a short walk from the California State Capitol, DSG’s award-winning California practice executes comprehensive communications and public affairs strategies in tune with the culture of innovation that is uniquely Californian. From our offices in Sacramento and Southern California we’ve run, and won, campaigns up and down the state — across regulatory agencies, in the halls of the Capitol building, and in media markets large and small. DSG’s team of professionals helps clients navigate some of the most influential media landscapes on the most important issues facing the state.

DSG California has helped pass some of the most consequential climate protection and clean energy legislation in state history, successfully advocated for landmark data privacy protections, and helped address exclusionary housing practices. We regularly work with NGOs, trade associations, pre- and post-IPO tech companies, organized labor, and more to effect meaningful change.

The California practice is a hub for DSG’s communications, government relations, and community-based advocacy practices and houses expertise in issue campaigns, political campaigns, and technology, housing, healthcare, education, and energy policy.

2,632Number of bills introduced in the most recent state legislative session.

$800+ MillionAmount spent to influence legislation in California over the past 2 years.

3 of the Top 20Number of the country’s top 20 media markets located in California, including two of the top six. DSG’s team of professionals helps clients navigate some of the most important and influential media landscapes.

St. Louis

Dewey Square Group is in the heartland.

Situated between the coasts, our St. Louis office provides Dewey Square Group with a significant public affairs presence at the Gateway to the West. DSG St. Louis develops and implements successful advocacy and public affairs campaigns throughout the Midwest as well as nationally and is a center of expertise for the firm’s community-based engagement/grassroots practice.

Washington, DC

Dewey Square Group impacts issues at the highest levels.

Dewey Square Group’s U.S. headquarters stands just blocks away from the White House. Washington, D.C. serves as a hub for many of DSG’s nationwide client initiatives and nurtures the firm’s deep relationships with respected leaders in politics, media, industry, labor and the nonprofit sector.

The D.C. office is a center of expertise for the firm’s leading integrated public affairs approach as well as its distinguished multicultural affairs, digital, community-based engagement, and strategic communications practices.