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PITTSBURGH/Charleston, W.Va. – Aug. 17, 2016 – Cohen & Grigsby Public Affairs Group is pleased to announce its strategic alliance with Three Point Strategies, a government affairs firm specializing in state and local government relations based in Charleston, West Virginia.

Through this relationship, Cohen & Grigsby’s Public Affairs Group and Three Point Strategies will offer government affairs and communications services in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The firms share a similar philosophy on how to deliver bottom line value to clients that will allow a seamless flow of information and integration. Clients with operations in both Pennsylvania and West Virginia now have an opportunity to work with one firm.

“Expanding our geographic reach beyond state borders to better service our clients has been a goal for both of our firms,” said Rob Vescio, principal, Cohen & Grigsby. “We are confident that this ‘one-stop shop’ arrangement will be beneficial for both parties.”

“We have a long-standing relationship built on similar client service values,” added Ben Beakes, founder and managing member, Three Point Strategies. “Our ability to integrate our services across the state lines will benefit our current and future client base.”

Cohen & Grigsby Public Affairs is a specialized practice group made up of attorneys and public affairs professionals with extensive experience in government relations and lobbying. Its members have served at various levels of local and state government from both sides of the political spectrum. For more information about Cohen & Grigsby Public Affairs, please visit


Since 1981, Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. and its attorneys have provided sound legal advice and solutions to clients that seek to maximize their potential in a constantly changing global marketplace. Comprised of more than 140 lawyers, Cohen & Grigsby maintains offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Naples, Fla. The firm’s practice areas include Business Services, Labor & Employment, Immigration/International Business, Intellectual Property, Real Estate & Public Finance, Litigation, Employee Benefits and ERISA, Estates & Trusts, Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights, and Public Affairs. Cohen & Grigsby represents private and publicly held businesses, nonprofits, multinational corporations, individuals and emerging businesses across a full spectrum of industries. Our lawyers maintain an unwavering commitment to customer service that ensures a productive partnership. For more information, visit

About Three Point Strategies
Founded by Ben Beakes, Three Point Strategies, LLC, (3PS) is the government affairs and public    relations firm that offers new access points and strategies for the changing environment. Our mission is to serve clients through advocacy and policy development that will promote a job-friendly environment and prosperity in West Virginia. Three Point Strategies isn’t just our name – it’s what we do. Our “three point strategy” merges traditional relational lobbying with strategies for public relations and coalition building, which gives our clients the best chance for successful outcomes. Learn more about our government affairs, public relations, grassroots/coalition building and other service options. For more information, visit