Our Partners


Gary Sojka
cofounder of PRASAM. He focuses his efforts on representing defense, intelligence, electronic, and transportation companies before the executive and legislative branches. Read More

Gary Hall
joined PRASAM in 2002 after serving 5 ½ years as a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee and 24 years of active duty in the Navy. He is a retired Navy Captain, and a Certified Government Financial Manager.

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John Nichols
John Nichols is a Partner and Owner of PRASAM, LLC (doing business as The Potomac Advocates), a premier Defense, Intelligence, Space, Science and Technology and Homeland Security consulting firm. He started in this position on February 1st, 2003.

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Arch Galloway
joined PRASAM in 2009. He worked from 1997-2007 for U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions as the Senator’s Senior Defense Policy Advisor for Defense, Foreign Affairs, NASA, Veterans, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, and Intelligence matters. Read More

The Potomac Advocates is a leading Washington-based consulting and governmental relations firm. We provide comprehensive, and cost effective services to some of the world's largest corporations, small and medium sized businesses, and individuals.


• Our principals have served in DoD and on Congressional staffs. Our Affiliates have served in federal agencies, state and local governments, and political campaigns.

• Our advocacy builds a bridge of understanding to facilitate your success working with the federal government and other companies.

• We identify opportunities and help you win business.

• We have the skill, education, integrity, and determination to devise the best strategies for Capitol Hill and federal government business initiatives.


Personal relationships are critical to success--we reach beyond our role as service providers to become members of your team that are known and trusted by your federal customer.

Capitol Hill Office
122 C St NW

Suite 530
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202.547.4192
Fax: 202.547.4674


Corporate Office

12884 Harbor Drive

Woodbridge, VA 22192