With operations across the country, Salvus works with a diversity of clients and on a range of matters. Salvus takes deep pride in tackling barriers, spearheading solutions so clients are vigorously represented and their priorities advance.
Our work on both sides of the aisle, overcomes inertia, understands and gathers intelligence, and drives decision-making.
Salvus is led by Joseph M. Shields, Esq., who has had an extensive career in business and politics, advocacy, and the law. For a decade, Shields served on a bi-partisan basis, as a senior executive and counsel for three governors, Republican Chris Christie and Democrats Andrew Cuomo, and Jon Corzine.
As a highly- trusted state counsel, Shields was relied on for his guidance and problem-solving skills as he stewarded a series of complex matters, agencies, and initiatives. His work garnered national recognition in the media and awards for innovation.
Shields holds ties across the U.S., at all levels of government and engages a network of experienced practitioners from the law, government affairs, public relations, and industries to secure results quickly and efficiently for clients. A graduate of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Public Affairs and Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, he and his family live in Northern Virginia.
We have successfully worked with leaders from an array of industries including:
Overall, Salvus holds an 84% success rate for meeting clients’ goals.
“Salvus is a swiss-arm knife. Salvus’ diversity of tools, precision, and responsiveness has been essential, focusing our approach, cutting down road-blocks and bolstering our go-to-market and sales outcomes within established as well as emerging markets.”
“Salvus is an insightful partner, easy to work and align with, as a powerful informed conduit that opens new channels and spurs measurable growth.”
"Salvus is a superior advocate for its clients. Our team prioritized hi-profile, and extremely competitive opportunities, Salvus quickly opened doors to key decision makers, garnered critical intelligence and advanced our presence in the market. Its work was actionable, and indispensable."