Our Reputation

“While I know Heather and her team represent many clients, their incredibly fast response to my emails and phone calls makes me feel like I’m their only one. I rest easier knowing they’re on top of all the issues, and that I’ll know what’s happening the moment it happens. When it comes to providing top-notch lobbying and government affairs services, William Shouldice & Associates LLC truly sets the bar high for how other firms should operate.” – Carol Martel, Northeastern Counsel, The Wine Institute


“Legislative work is built on trust, and there is no one in this industry that I trust or value more than Heather and Bill. For over 20 years, William Shouldice & Associates LLC has handled our government affairs and lobbying work. That’s because as a small firm, they offer personalized service. I get to work directly with their principles, which is rare. Heather and Bill bring first-hand knowledge, decades of experience, invaluable guidance, and strong working relationships with lawmakers and the Administration to our organization.”  – Jim Harrison, Former President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association


“For over three decades William Shouldice & Associates LLC has been Casella’s close, trusted partner in managing our state and local legislative issues. WS&A is intricately woven into the political, governmental, and community fabric of Vermont and provides strategic counsel on complex issues which affect our company, customers, and employees. Above and beyond their business and legislative acumen — and deeply important to us — WS&A is a firm of integrity, ethics, and honesty.” – John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO, Casella Waste Management


 Our organization turns to William Shouldice & Associates LLC for their advice and counsel, which is always spot-on, whenever we face a legislative challenge. Recently, we expanded our partnership with their firm, because of the outstanding service and assistance they provide to our organization. Trust is a crucial element in the political world, and there’s no firm that I trust more with our legislative issues than the William Shouldice & Associates team.” Cathy Lamberton, Former Vice President of Associated General Contractors of Vermont


“Since we partnered with the William Shouldice & Associates LLC team, not only have they saved our association tremendous time and resources, but they’ve elevated our stature before the Vermont Legislature, Tax Department and Secretary of State’s office. In all my years as Chair, we’ve never had the level of respect and ability to impact legislation than we have today. It’s all due to the hard work, counsel, and experience of Heather and her team. The only firm we want representing us and being our voice on important legislative and government affairs matters is William Shouldice & Associates LLC. – Karen Richard, Colchester Town Clerk/Treasurer, Former VMCTA Legislative Chair


“If you want to be well represented and respected by elected officials, then you want William Shouldice & Associates LLC as your government relations partner. We’ve worked with them for over a decade, yet I’m still amazed at their level of sincerity, hard-work, and commitment to our company and Vermonters. They take the time to deeply understand our issues, how we operate, and the impact of legislation. And they’re one of the most well respected and connected firms. When we need a meeting with key leaders, they can make it happen within a day. – Mitch Fleischer, President and CEO of the Fleischer Jacobs Group