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SINCE 1993

Founded by former Tennessee legislator, Steve Bivens, in 1993, Bivens & Associates has more than 50+ combined years of lobbying experience. 


Legislation Drafting / Legislative Advocacy / Campaign Finance / Bill Tracking & Communication / Ethics / Grass Roots Campaigns / PAC Development / Corporate Development & Procurement


Bivens & Associates, LLC is a family-owned Tennessee government relations firm that specializes in working with the Tennessee State government. Honesty, integrity, hard work, and effective communication are the core principles of our firm. With over 50+ years of combined experience working with local, state, and federal officials, Bivens & Associates, LLC brings the experience and knowledge needed to help our clients achieve their goals in today’s volatile political environment. 
Since each member of Bivens & Associates, LLC has a unique set of strengths; we work as a team for each of our clients. Using our knowledge of how state government works and, more importantly, the contacts we have developed and the trust we have earned. We feel confident that we can assist you in obtaining the appropriate visibility and accessibility needed to be successful in Tennessee.
As the state grows and the political landscape becomes more complex, there are more and more Tennessee lobbying firms vying for the attention of the state’s businesses. In fact, there are not many barriers to entry when it comes to calling yourself a lobbyist. For those companies and associations serious about effectively working with the state legislative and executive branches, the list of Tennessee lobbying firms they would consider is much smaller. To truly navigate state and local government, you need a partner that can do more than set up a few meetings. You need a partner that truly understands your complex issues and has the high-level and broad relationships and expertise to help you accomplish your strategic goals.
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