OUR TEAM


VICTOR REYES


With nearly 30 years of experience in government, law, and public affairs, Victor Reyes draws upon a wide range of contacts and experiences to help clients achieve their goals. Business owners and leaders from around the country rely on his counsel to find a clear path through Illinois’ complex regulatory system, and he is repeatedly selected as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the areas of governmental, municipal, lobbying, and administrative law. Victor began his career as an assistant to former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, ultimately rising to the position of Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, where he was responsible for implementing the mayor’s agenda in the city council, state legislature, and Congress. After a 10-year career in the public sector, Victor left the mayor’s office to lead the Chicago Government Practice of the international law firm, Greenberg Traurig.

After accumulating experience in both the public and private sectors, Victor established the Reyes Bonoma law firm, now Reyes Kurson, and The Roosevelt Group lobbying firm. Adding to his entrepreneurial ventures, Victor became a founding partner of Compass Public Affairs in 2010. Victor earned his B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and his J.D. from DePaul University.

A native of Mexico, Victor spends his free time with his wife and three children.

Madeline Norris


Madeline Norris’s significant corporate, campaign, and government experience informs her Springfield lobbying and legislative consulting practice. In her role as Executive Director of the Illinois Beverage Association, Madeline is a leader in driving consensus, building coalition, and advocacy around environmental and economic policy.

Skilled in policy analysis, negotiation, relationship management, and legislative process strategy, Madeline previously served as Legislative Director for Illinois House Majority Leader Robyn Gabel. Madeline led all policy development, issue advocacy, and constituent case management and outreach activities for Gabel’s office.

Madeline spent the early part of her career at a Fortune 5 healthcare corporation where she managed a team of 13 operations professionals. In her role, Madeline fostered unity and cohesion amongst the team and served as the liaison to the wider corporation. Her varied perspectives and broad knowledge base, along with extensive experience working with a highly diverse range of people, afford her a uniquely effective approach to executing client goals.