Government/Legislative Affairs

As the VP of Government and Legislative Affairs, Commissioner for the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission, and former Legal Counsel for the Governor’s Commission on Minority and Women Business Enterprise, Noell F. Allen, Esq. attests to the advantages of being engaged with governmental and legislative affairs at the Federal, State, and local level.


ATS further understands the importance of your business, organization, profession or trade being at the table when laws and regulations are up for consideration. Every year legislators make decisions that directly affect your business, the industry you operate in, and/or the client base in which you serve. These laws may pass without your voice being heard and your thoughts being considered. ATS will keep clients abreast to these changes.


Besides your quality product or services, what makes your business stand apart from the rest? It may be as simple a certification authorized by local, state, and federal entities. These certifications not only will garner attraction in government contracts, but also with corporate clients. ATS can assist clients in obtaining certifications that include: Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Certification,


ATS can also assist clients with bidding on contracts with State and local government. Winning bids on government contracts can be one of the most important sources of income for the clients we represent. Our knowledge of the process, combined with our relationships with state government, can help expedite the processes associated with partnering with government.