Roy Eiguren’s decades of experience has earned him a reputation as one of Idaho\’s premier advocates of issues before federal, state and local decision makers. As founder of Eiguren Public Policy, he has an unsurpassed record of successful public issues management, lobbying, regulatory coordination and public policy law outcomes.
The Idaho Year book describes him as \”a lobbyist extraordinaire…respected for his wise counsel…[and] a powerful behind the scenes player.\” Roy is widely recognized to have stronger ties and connections, and better insight into the upper reaches’ government, than most who are employed in it. He regularly represents clients as a lawyer and lobbyist before departments and agencies of the state and federal governments.
Roy’s expertise in public policy and law is extensive. He has drafted and lobbied for new legislation and amendments to existing laws or proposals and has regularly testified before legislative and administrative committees on his private clients\’ behalf. He has organized large coalitions for the successful lobbying and passage of major legislation. Mr. Eiguren has also served as liaison between state and international governments to work out mutually beneficial trade and cultural agreements. Further, he has regularly represented private clients in a wide variety of administrative proceedings, including rulemaking and adjudicatory proceedings before various federal and state administrative agencies.
Additionally, Mr. Eiguren has regularly interacted with senior elected and appointed officials in Idaho state government, including the Governor, the Legislature, and the Attorney General, on a wide variety of matters. He regularly represents clients with the members of the Idaho Congressional Delegation. He has also been responsible for briefing and arguing several major cases before the Idaho Supreme Court.
Before entering law practice in 1984, he was Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy and served as Chief of the Legislative and Administrative Affairs Division of the Attorney General of the State of Idaho. He also served as a Deputy Secretary of State and as an Ada County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.
Eiguren is an active member of the community. Currently he serves the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Red Crosslawyer – Greater Idaho and as an advisory board member for the School of Public Service at Boise State University. Previously Eiguren served as Chairman of the Idaho Capitol Commission (which planned and managed the multi-million-dollar renovation of the Idaho State Capitol Building), Chairman of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, President of the Cennarusa Foundation for Basque Culture and Chairman of the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Foundation.
Eiguren Public Policy offers decades of experience in both government and business. We offer deep knowledge and connectivity with Idaho institutions, communities throughout the state, and current leaders and stakeholders.
Government officials make decisions on a daily basis that have far-reaching consequences for any organization.
Everyone has the right to be heard and to have a strong voice in the governmental process. Eiguren Public Policy helps our clients navigate the terrain of Idaho state government and advance their agendas in Boise, throughout the state, and beyond.