Connelly McLaughlin & Woloz is a full-service public affairs and consulting firm specializing in strategy, lobbying and media relations. The firm’s principals, Maureen Connelly and Martin J. McLaughlin, both former advisers to Mayor Koch, each had separate consulting firms for many years before joining their talents nearly 20 years ago. Michael Woloz joined the firm in 2000 and became a named partner in 2011.  The firm is consistently named as one of New York’s top public affairs firms. Connelly McLaughlin & Woloz is often the force behind some of New York’s highest profile projects, issues and initiatives and has represented a vast array of clients in virtually every type of business.

Some clients choose our firm because they participate in highly regulated industries that require watchful legislative oversight and are highly vulnerable to the winds of public opinion. Others have specific projects that must adhere to rigorous public review processes. Still others seek to promote innovative ideas and need to build relationships with influential leaders and decision makers. They all have one thing in common – they are seeking to promote or preserve their interests amidst an often difficult legislative, political and media climate and have chosen Connelly McLaughlin & Woloz to create and execute a blueprint for success in their endeavors.