Government Relations

Attorney Sheryl Cole provides strategic planning for economic and infrastructure development. We place our clients in position for success by pursuing opportunities and enhancing relationships with key stakeholders in the public and private sector.  Sheryl Cole, having served for eight years as a City of Austin Council Member three of which as Mayor Pro Tem, is uniquely qualified to assist clients in building relationships. She has also worked on more than a dozen political campaigns.

Public Finance

Sheryl has a track record of making public private partnerships work with complex financial transactions.  She championed the Waller Creek Revitalization effort, which had been under consideration for 40 years.  She served as the sole representative for the City of Austin on CAMPO in negotiations with the CTRMA and collaborated with regional leaders that resulted in funding for the new managed lane capacity to (MOPAC). She has served as a leader on several bond initiatives including the affordable housing bonds which were defeated in 2012, but Cole along with community stakeholders successfully won voter approval in 2013. She has also served as Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee for six years.


Sheryl is a Certified Mediator through the University of Texas Public Policy Institute. Sheryl will assist clients in resolving disputes through a balanced approach of legal and public policy knowledge.