The Chwat Group

The Chwat Group

The Chwat Group is a well-established government relations firm, situated along the Potomac River in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, near Reagan National Airport. Led by 40+ year Washington DC lobbying veteran, John Chwat, the firm’s¬†professional and support staff provides the highest level of client service. Major advocacy strengths include federal and state government relations, grassroots coalition building and specialized legislative consulting. The Chwat Group has secured millions of dollars for its clients through appropriations earmarks. The Firm’s President, John Chwat, has been on the Washington scene since 1971,¬†has extensive experience with foreign contacts in the People’s Republic of China, and travels regularly to Beijing, PRC.


Services and expertise offered by the firm include:

  • Representation in the U.S. Congress (Lobbying)
  • Serving as a Washington, D.C. Government Relations Office
  • Strategy and Tactics to Solve Legislative Problems
  • Influencing the Appropriations (Funding) Process
  • Influencing the Regulatory Process (Federal Government Relations)
  • Confidential and Customized Research Projects
  • Using Legislation to Achieve Marketshare and Profitability
  • Grassroots/Coalition Building
  • State Government Relations
  • Legislative Troubleshooting, Bill Drafting


Selected areas of client representation:

  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Electronic Security, CCTV and Access Control Devices
  • Meteorology/Weather Technology
  • Aviation Weather and Radar Research Development
  • Department of Defense and Individual Service Systems Procurement and Acquisition
  • Invasive Species Legislation and Research Funding
  • Oceans and Weather Policy Development/NOAA
  • Telecommunications/RadioTechnology and Policy/Spectrum Allocations and Legislation
  • Higher Education Appropriations/Colleges and Universities/Program Development
  • Security and Homeland Defense
  • Hospitality Industry/Food and Beverage Issues and Legislation
  • Culture/Art/Public Sculpture Placement
  • Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, UK/Shakespeare Educational Programs