Lobby Firms Report Top-Paying Clients

Posted April 22, 2013 at 7:51am

Many lobbying firms filed reports over the weekend listing their revenue from clients, including some paying $100,000 or more for first-quarter lobbying. More reports are still to be filed. Here are some of the top clients.

The Duberstein Group Inc. reported receiving $100,000 from each of the following clients: America’s Health Insurance Plans; Bank of New York Mellon; Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.; CSX Corporation; Ester Lauder Companies; and Health Net Inc.

Patton Boggs LLP reported receiving $200,000 from Kidney Care Partners; $180,000 from Mars Inc.; $150,000 from the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association; and $120,000 from YRC Worldwide Inc.

Covington & Burling LLP reported receiving $300,000 from Qualcomm Inc.; $200,000 from Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust; and $100,000 from Microsoft Corporation.

Barbour Griffith & Rogers LLC d/b/a BGR Holding reported receiving $180,000 from the Republic of India; $150,000 from the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care; $130,000 from EADS North America Inc.; $120,000 from Alfa Bank; and $110,000 from Select Medical Corporation.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld reported receiving $110,000 from the Florida Citrus Mutual.
Arnold & Porter reported receiving $240,000 from Lloyd’s of London.
Heather Podesta + Partners LLC reported receiving $110,000 from OZ Management LP.
Livingston Group LLC reported receiving $110,000 from Interculture Inc.
McGuireWoods Consulting reported receiving $120,000 from Dandong Port Company.
Schockey Scofield Solutions LLC reported receiving $110,000 from LightSquared.
Tarplin, Downs & Young LLC reported receiving $100,000 from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates reported receiving $140,000 from FLH Company.

Databases on lobbying in earlier years can be found on our website, Political MoneyLine. These database include lobbying reports, listings of top organizations spending, listings arranged by industry area, and listing of lobbying firms clients and payments.