P.J. Cimini is a founder and principal of Capitol Strategies Group, LLC, where he has a broad-based public policy practice assisting clients in legislative, administrative and regulatory interactions with local, state and federal government.
An attorney and lobbyist with over 23 years of experience, he assists clients to analyze options, develop strategies and implement their positions in policy-making proceedings before the Connecticut General Assembly, the Governor’s Office, state agencies and municipal governments.
Mr. Cimini has built a broad legislative practice representing corporations, businesses and trade associations in areas including insurance, financial services, consumer products, energy, tax policy and bioscience. His regulatory practice extends to a wide variety of matters, including the Department of Insurance, the Department of Economic & Community Development and the Department of Consumer Protection. He also counsels clients on specific development and construction projects including economic development relocation negotiations and agreements.
In addition, he has significant experience working with municipalities and U.S. Federal officials from Connecticut.
A frequent lecturer on Connecticut government, politics and policy, Mr. Cimini serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law where he teaches a course “Law & Lobbying
Mr. Cimini earned a B.A. in Political Science from Drew University and was awarded an Eagleton Fellowship at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University where he received his M.A. in political science and public policy. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Mr. Cimini has served as an elected member of the Town Council for the Town of Newington and an appointed member of the Connecticut State Public Defender Services Commission. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Connecticut School of Law, the Hartford County Bar Association and is admitted to the Connecticut Bar.