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Non-partisan. Professional. Experienced.

 

About Us

Blumenfeld & Associates is a non-partisan government relations and public affairs firm located in Madison, WI, that successfully bridges the divide between our clients and state government. We are uniquely qualified and adept at a wide range of services. From crafting a specific public affairs plan to representing our clients’ interests in the Wisconsin State legislature, our talented staff works together to achieve our clients’ goals.

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Public Affairs Staff

 
 
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public affairs counselor, Owner

Michael Blumenfeld

Michael Blumenfeld founded Blumenfeld & Associates in 1987. Previously, he served as a legislative aide for two state representatives, staff for the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules, and was the Consumer and Business Affairs specialist for the Hospital Rate Setting Commission.

He was also twice elected to serve on the Madison Common Council. Mr. Blumenfeld received his M.A. in Political Science from Boston University and his B.A. in Political Science & History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists. 

Mr. Blumenfeld has been appointed  to numerous boards and committees, including the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Appointment Selection Committee, Dane County Commission on Sensitive Crimes and the City of Madison Plan Commission. 

 
 
 

 
 
 
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public affairs counselor

Erin Fabrizius

Ms. Fabrizius has nearly 10 years of political and policy experience, including eight years working for Blumenfeld & Associates as a public affairs counselor where she helps clients advance their legislative goals. She specializes in long-term care, child welfare, education, professional licensure and health care policy. Her work with personal care provider agencies during the 2017-19 state budget process resulted in the largest increase to Medicaid personal care reimbursement rates in 14 years. In addition to her work at Blumenfeld & Associates, she currently serves on the Board of Directors for NewBridge Madison, which provides services to older adults living in the greater Madison area.  

She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received a B.A. in Political Science and Journalism with distinction.