• A Full-Service

    Lobbying Firm

    Located in Washington, D.C.

    A Full-Service

About Us

Things on Capitol Hill move fast. When your issues are in the crossfire, you need an experienced firm that anticipates the action and who will prioritize your needs. At Polaris Consulting, we provide our clients with unparalleled access, expertise, and experience. Through unique insight and strategic engagement, we are committed to formulating and executing legislative priorities on behalf of our clients. Whether on Capitol Hill, at the White House, or in state capitals across the country, our staff has the necessary skills to help you navigate every level of government. Our advice and insight is based on direct experience with key decision makers in Washington, D.C. and across the country.

Small in nature, our three-partner firm allows us to give our clients the attention they deserve to maximize their achievements. Our diverse nature and flexibility enable us to excel in representing a variety of clients including Fortune 500 companies, major trade associations, and small emerging high-tech companies. At Polaris, we are committed to leveraging close relationships with key legislators and staff, maintaining a deep understanding of the legislative process, and forging unique strategic partnerships to build coalitions to influence and advance a legislative and regulatory agenda. Each client receives the same level of exemplary personal service; we don’t go home until the job is done.

Bloomberg top 10 Lobbying Firm in DC, 2015-2019

Each year, Bloomberg Government presents an analysis of lobbying performance data. The report evaluates lobbying firms on a set of business metrics, including revenue growth, client satisfaction, and lobbyist performance.


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50+ years combined experience


With over 50 years of combined experience, we can bridge the way for you to develop relationships with key lawmakers in Congress, the Administration, and Federal Agencies.

Coalition Building

Together, we can accomplish more! Our experience in coalition building has allowed for industry-wide development and success with the goals of influencing and advancing our clients’ legislative priorities.

Policy Analysis

Through effective evaluation and research, our clients are given the necessary tools to identify the goals of elected officials and identify policy issues in order to find solutions to advance their legislative agenda.

Strategic Counsel

Managing stakeholders and developing a proactive strategy are essential to a successful, comprehensive government relations strategy. We help our clients succeed by developing a deep understanding of their business model to guide them through strategies that allow them to accomplish their goal.

Meet Our Team


Principal & Founder

Dan Gans is the founder and managing principal of Polaris Consulting, LLC.

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Co-Founder & Principal

Bryan co-founded Polaris Consulting, LLC in January 2009 after extensive experience in the public and private sectors.

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Prior to joining Polaris, Jon spent nearly five years at a large public affairs and government relations firm and over a decade in the U.S. Congress and White House.

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Vice President Government Affairs

Porter Byers is a Vice President of Government Relations at Polaris Consulting.

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Director of Government Affairs and Operations

Amber Peoples works as Director of Government Affairs and Operations at Polaris Consulting.

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Our Address

Capitol Hill

Let's Talk

Phone: 202-547-7315