Here's what clients
are saying about
Alvarado & Bennett.

Client Successes

  • We developed and executed a strategic plan for a global beverage company that resulted in the client beating out all other competitors to win a federal contract to supply vending machines nationwide.

  • Alvarado & Bennett designed and carried out a successful lobbying effort for a worldwide telecommunications company, defeating legislation in Congress that, if enacted, would have caused the client serious economic harm.

  • For a logistics company with worldwide operations, we have successfully positioned the client as a trusted provider of services to the federal government by providing strategic counsel and cultivating long-term business relationships with key decision-makers at several federal agencies and on Capitol Hill.

  • Alvarado & Bennett negotiated a multi-million dollar settlement for a major supplier of unique information technology and personnel services to a federal agency for extra costs incurred following constructive changes by the government. We repaired the working relationship and negotiated a mutually acceptable agreement going forward.

  • Alvarado & Bennett performed contract compliance officer services for a major supplier to a government agency in settlement of charges concerning certain aspects of performance, while preserving and repairing the working relationship to the mutual, long-term benefit of the supplier and the agency.

What Our Clients Are Saying
“Whenever we need contacts at the highest level, either on Capitol Hill or at the agency level, we count on Alvarado & Bennett to deliver.”
- Dennis Hunt,Vice President,Operations Support, XPO Logistics
“The Alvarado & Bennett team is a valuable asset to us, particularly on complex government contracting issues. Their advice is prompt and professionally sound. Their approach and methodology are a great value-add to our business and highly appreciated by our government customers.”
- Rao S. Anumolu,President & CEO,ASR International Corporation
“When our business relationship with a federal agency needed repair at a crucial juncture, we turned to Alvarado & Bennett. We found their advice and assistance invaluable in restoring the relationship and establishing mutually agreeable terms going forward.”
- J. Craig Brown,Chief Legal Officer,Alan Ritchey, Inc.

Who We Are

Our firm combines the talents of veteran legislative and legal consultants with a broad range of experience in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, as well as the federal agencies. Our collective experience and contacts make us uniquely qualified to connect clients with decision-makers at all levels of government, and guide them through the legislative and federal procurement processes.

Since 1987, we have provided clients with superior strategic advice and access that helps get their voices heard on important issues affecting their business, and seize new opportunities to grow their business in the federal marketplace. We are determined in our focus on behalf of our clients: to deliver results, on time and on budget.


Susan E. Alvarado
Susan founded Alvarado & Bennett nearly 25 years ago following a distinguished career in public service. During her years at Alvarado & Bennett, Susan has provided strategic counsel to a broad range of clients on government relations matters involving Capitol Hill and the Executive Branch, in particular the federal.... Read more...
William P. Bennett
Bill is a partner in Alvarado & Bennett and serves as a representative for firms seeking to do business with the federal government. He also represents firms already under contract to the government but needing strategic guidance and assistance to resolve disputes, negotiate settlements, and interpret and explain contract obligations... Read more...