RESEARCH, ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING
Fine Geddie has established excellent research capabilities through internal and external resources.
Through refined techniques for gathering information and state of the art bill tracking systems, the firm can follow legislation and rule-making from the initial proposal to the final resolution.
Clients are given candid assessments with background information to make intelligent decisions.
As site selection becomes more competitive and economic pressures for expansion becomes more common, companies must have reliable information before locating a plant or expanding a facility.
Fine Geddie works with state, national and international corporations to analyze the political climate and regulatory environment and give sound advice on sensitive issues.
From economic development incentives to community relationships, the firm has vast experience and strong relationships with corporations who have expanded their business and those who have chosen to locate in Alabama.
REGULATORY AND AGENCY ADVOCACY
Alabama has over 20 departments within the Executive Branch and hundreds of boards and commissions.
Fine Geddie works on select issues to resolve problems on behalf of their clients within the numerous agencies of state government.
The firm has tackled tough issues including banking and insurance, health care, environmental, economic development, taxation, and energy.
To manage legislative issues, it is important to develop and implement sound strategies and have strong relationships with decision makers.
Fine Geddie & Associates has been on the winning side of many tough legislative issues. They have been tested and proven many times as a successful team with the ability and resources to function effectively.
Decision making within the legislative arena is not always logical. Helping clients develop strategies that provide the best opportunities for success is the Fine Geddie goal.
Through experiences, along with knowing how to get things done, the Fine Geddie team provides a reliable approach to public policy and governmental affairs issues.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT LOBBYING
As the federal government and federal agencies continue to place more regulatory requirements on individual states, it becomes imperative to have an advocate on hand who can navigate effectively in the governmental process.
County and city governments make decisions every day that affect businesses from zoning issues to merchandising and marketing restrictions. Local ordinances are becoming more important to business and industry.
By maintaining extensive contacts throughout the state, Fine Geddie is able to access decision makers and produce positive results.
FINE GEDDIE & ASSOCIATES
Fine Geddie & Associates, Inc., is a well established governmental affairs and legislative services firm located in Montgomery, Alabama.
Organized in 1985 by Joseph L. Fine and Robert B. Geddie, the firm represents a cadre of blue chip corporate clients and business interests before the Alabama legislature and various departments of state government.
RELIABLE APPROACH TO ISSUES
Fine Geddie clients are among the nation's most successful businesses. The firm provides a coordinated and reliable approach to issues, which contribute to their clients' success and profitability.
Fine Geddie has proven records of success on many issues and the firm's growth has been a result of expanded long-term relationships with satisfied clients.
Each principal and associate has a thorough understanding of issues, process and procedure and gives personal and prompt attention to all clients at all times.
State procurement rules and procedures are unique to each state. Businesses seeking contracts to provide goods and services need on-the-ground expertise to guide them through the process.
Fine Geddie advises clients on successful strategies in the complexities of the purchasing and the bid process. Clients are provided information and access early so that needed information and connections work to their advantage before the door of opportunity closes.