Welcome to Colling Swift & Hynes.

For over 15 years, our bipartisan firm has been a leader in achieving success for our clients on Capitol Hill and with Federal Agencies. Our firm was founded on a teamwork principle based on solid ethical practices. Our professionals utilize each firm member’s particular expertise and previous political and legislative activities to benefit our clients.

We learn each client’s business from the bottom up, and we work closely with our clients to establish personalized, strategic goals designed to reach their specific policy objectives. Members of our firm are passionate about our clients and go the extra mile to search for beneficial opportunities and help prevent detrimental legislative impacts to our clients’ industries.

Terese Colling has worked in the field of government relations for over twenty-five years and established herself early as a successful coalition builder.
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Colling Swift & Hynes
1776 K Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006-2304
P. (202) 347-8000
F. (202) 315-2598
  • Al Swift
    Al Swift served sixteen years in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Washington's second Congressional district. His highly respected leadership qualities enabled him to be one of a select few Members who wielded two gavels simultaneously. A member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, he chaired the subcommittee with jurisdiction over Superfund, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), railroads, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
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  • Fran McPoland
    Fran McPoland has 30 years of Washington experience in the environmental arena. She represents the 100% recycled paperboard and containerboard industry and serves as the Senior Environmental Advisor to the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance. For over twenty years McPoland has been an active member of the National Recycling Coalition. She is currently Chair of the NRC's Policy Committee and a member of the Board of Directors Executive Committee.
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  • Bob Hynes
    Bob Hynes has more than forty years of Washington experience, having served in government, corporate, consulting, and strategic planning positions. Hynes has strong Republican ties on Capitol Hill, in the Executive Branch and with the independent agencies. He served as Legislative Counsel and Parliamentarian to Republican Leader Gerald R. Ford and was Assistant Parliamentarian at three Republican Conventions.
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Colling Swift & Hynes 1776 K Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, DC 20006-2304 P. (202) 347-8000 F. (202) 315-2598