Fletcher, O’Brien, Kasper & Nottage, P.C. (FOKN) maintains one of the largest and most diverse governmental relations practices in Illinois. The members of FOKN are James Fletcher, Timothy O’Brien, Michael Kasper, Courtney Nottage and David Dring. Each have experience in representing clients before the Illinois state legislature, the Illinois Executive Branch and its agencies, the City of Chicago and other municipalities, as well as Cook County government. They also have expertise in providing and executing strategies for clients in order to achieve their goals, including public relations.


All the members of FOKN spent several years working in Illinois government before joining the firm, which gives them extensive experience and vast knowledge of many different levels of government. Moreover, FOKN’s diverse client base has permitted firm members to obtain a greater understanding of many complicated issues that traverse government, including the areas of energy, health care, telecommunications, gaming, transportation, education, appropriations, human services, technology and the environment. As a result, firm members have the ability to be effective advocates in numerous areas of government on a variety of issues.


Services provided by FOKN to its clients include monitoring and analyzing proposed legislation, passing and defeating legislative initiatives, securing appropriations, providing strategic counsel, rulemaking, public relations and contract procurement.


FOKN has expanded its concentration to represent clients in Washington, D.C. before the Executive Branch and its agencies, as well as the Congress.

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