Our Team

Brett Robinson

Managing Principal
Oklahoma City

Brett brings over thirty-four years of combined experience in legal advocacy and state lobbying to his role as Managing Principal of HBS Oklahoma. His successful work on behalf of clients has earned him a reputation as the expert public policy strategist elected officials and clients alike turn to when they want to get something done in Oklahoma City.

Brett is recognized for his diligent work representing clients at the Oklahoma state capitol for more than 20 years including serving for 15 years as President of one of the state’s top trade associations, the Beer Distributors of Oklahoma (BDO). His success throughout his career has helped him establish a network of trusted relationships and contacts across the state, including the Executive Branch, Legislature, and throughout the counties and municipalities of Oklahoma as well as leaders in the state’s business community. Brett has built a prominent personal brand by consistently delivering real results through personalized service.

Brett has advocated for name brand companies and trade associations operating in commercial banking, investment banking, beverage alcohol distribution, mid-stream marketing, tobacco and e-cigarette manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and production, education management, public utility power transmission, municipal finance, consumer credit, mortgage lending, transportation infrastructure, software, satellite television, and real estate. His in-depth knowledge of throughout these various industries offers an unmatchable value to his clients.

Brett is a native Oklahoman whose career in public policy and law includes establishing and leading Oklahoma City-based lobbying firm Capital City Associates; counseling clients as a partner at a leading state government relations firm; serving as Assistant General Counsel to the Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner and as an Assistant Attorney General in the Oklahoma Attorney General’s office.

Clients benefit from Brett’s range of in-depth knowledge in insurance regulation, nonprofit political organizations, public affairs, government procurement, alcohol licensing, and administrative law.

Brett earned his bachelor’s from the University of Oklahoma and his J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law.

Brett and his wife Karma live in Oklahoma City where they raised their two daughters. Active in the community, Brett is a member of the Oklahoma Bar, the Committee of One Hundred the Oklahoma City Downtown Rotary Club, and the Thomas Aquinas Chapter of the Federalist Society.