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UAE Embassy Appoints Ongoing Lobbying Counsel

Wed, Aug. 23, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Hagir ElawadHagir Elawad, longtime director of legislative affairs to the United Arab Emirates’ embassy in Washington, has registered as a lobbyist and will now provide outside consulting and advisory services on the embassy’s behalf.

Embassy Bombing Victims Lobby for Compensation

Fri, Jul. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Embassy BombingsA collective that seeks compensatory justice for the victims of terrorist attacks has retained lobbying support for help on criminal justice issues in Washington. (1 reader comment)

Uber Puts Ballard in Driver's Seat

Fri, Jul. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Uber logoUber has retained Ballard Partners of Florida, which has close ties to the Trump White House, for its Washington lobbying team.

LPG Lines up Opioid Lobbying Salvo

Fri, Jul. 14, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Lincoln Policy Group Lincoln Policy Group has signed a pact with the Opioid Treatment Program Consortium for D.C. lobbying support on issues related to drug-treatment.

Cannabis Group Fires Up Lobbying Support

Wed, Jul. 12, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

The New Federalism FundA coalition of cannabis industry companies has hired Trimpa Group for Capitol Hill representation on law enforcement, banking, appropriations and tax issues as they relate to the legal marijuana industry.

Advocacy Group Brings Knife Fight to Capitol Hill

Fri, Jul. 7, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Knife RightsA knife industry advocacy group has hired Capitol Hill Consulting Group for D.C. lobbying support on civil rights, law enforcement and trade issues as they affect the public’s ability to carry knives.

Prism Reps U.S. Black Chambers

Wed, Jun. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

U.S. Black ChambersPrism Group has signed a pact with the U.S. Black Chambers for advocacy work on Capitol Hill pertaining to economic development and small business issues.

Mercury Lobbies for Iraq Comms.

Tue, Jun. 20, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

MercuryMercury has been tapped by PAM Media, a Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan-based media company, for foreign relations representation in Washington.

Beirut Bank Appoints Avenue Strategies

Wed, Jun. 14, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Bank of Beirut Avenue Strategies, the consulting and lobbying firm formed by Republican strategist Barry Bennett and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, has been hired by the Bank of Beirut to improve the image of Lebanon’s banking system in Washington.

Construction Trade Group Builds D.C. Lobbying Salvo

Tue, Jun. 13, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

The Associated General Contractors of AmericaThe Associated General Contractors of America has retained law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr for Capitol Hill representation on government contract issues.

Podesta Pitches for Refugee Protection

Fri, May 26, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Refugee Council USAA coalition of organizations dedicated to protecting the U.S. Resettlement Program has hired Podesta Group for Capitol Hill representation on budget issues as they pertain to immigration and refugee policies.

Boeing Brings in Lobbying Support

Tue, May 23, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Boeing The Boeing Company has hired Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas for representation on Capitol Hill budget issues as they relate to defense.

Gun Safety Group Gets Lobbying Support

Thu, May 18, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety has tapped government relations firm Subject Matter for help with legislative issues pertaining to firearms. (5 reader comments)