SCAHACC contracts with McGuireWoods Consulting to provide legislative support in South Carolina. Founded in 1998, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC (MWC) is a full-service public affairs firm offering infrastructure and economic development, strategic communications & grassroots, and government relations services. McGuireWoods Consulting is a subsidiary of the McGuireWoods firm and is ranked in the Top 20 of The National Law Journal’s “The Influence 50,” an annual report of the top public affairs firms in Washington, D.C.
Our primary contact with McGuireWoods is Senior Vice President Robert Adams. He has an extensive background in South Carolina politics and government dating back to his days as a Republican campaign consultant. Robert started his career in politics as a disciple of the late Lee Atwater, working on President George H.W. Bush’s successful 1988 campaign for president and later at the Republican National Committee.
Robert went on to run campaigns for U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond, South Carolina Governor David Beasley and South Carolina Lt. Governor Bob Peeler among others. He served in the administrations of Governor Beasley and Governor Mark Sanford, before beginning his governmental relations practice.
Robert has extensive lobbying experience in many areas including retail, education, financial services, insurance, public utilities, the automotive industry and procurement. He is married and has two sons.
Please contact the SCAHACC office if you need to speak with our legislative team.