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Jordanian Embassy Hires Hogan Lovells

Tue, Nov. 1, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Jordan flagHogan Lovells has been hired to rep Jordan's embassy in Washington, D.C. regarding a landmark case which alleged that country's largest financial lender helped fund terrorist attacks.

Polaris Pitches for Yelp

Wed, Oct. 19, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

YelpYelp has tapped Polaris Government Relations for help with computer industry issues on Capitol Hill.

Akin Gump Advises Millennium Health

Fri, Oct. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Millennium HealthDrug-testing laboratory Millennium Health has hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to advocate Medicare related issues on Capitol Hill. (1 reader comment)

Saudi Arabia Continues Lobbying Spree

Tue, Oct. 4, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Saudi MICOn the heels of signing high-profile contracts with Glover Park Group and Squire Patton Boggs, Saudi Arabia has continued its lobbying push on Capitol Hill, hiring King & Spalding as well as Podesta Group. (4 reader comments)

Refugee Group Retains Lobbying Firm

Mon, Oct. 3, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

GSAFaith-based non-profit Global Strategic Alliance has hired J.M. Burkman Associates for help with refugee issues on Capitol Hill.

Gabon Gets Ogilvy Media Counsel

Tue, Sep. 27, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Gabonese RepublicOgilvy Public Relations has been hired to push earned media opportunities with the political press on behalf of the Gabonese Republic. (1 reader comment)

Saudi Arabia Lines Up Lobbying Effort

Mon, Sep. 26, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Flag of Saudia ArabiaSaudi Arabia has hired Glover Park Group and Squire Patton Boggs after passage of a Congressional bill that would allow the families of terrorist attack victims to sue foreign governments. (1 reader comment)

Keelen Messages for Mail Union

Tue, Sep. 20, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

National Association of Letter CarriersThe National Association of Letter Carriers has hired The Keelen Group to represent that USPS union on federal postal legislation.

Charter Comms. Calls McBee

Wed, Sep. 14, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Charter CommunicationsCharter Communications has hired McBee Strategic Consulting for issues on Capitol Hill related to telecommunications and broadcasting.

Beverage Assoc. Works to Raise Marketability

Wed, Sep. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Kombucha Brewers InternationalKombucha Brewers International has hired McDermott Will & Emery LLP to work Capitol Hill on taxation issues as they apply to the beverage industry.

DCI Group Doubles Down in Puerto Rico Debt Debacle

Mon, Jul. 18, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

DCI GroupDCI Group, which represents general obligation bondholders affected by Puerto Rico’s ongoing debt crisis, has retained West Front Strategies regarding recently passed legislation that oversees the cash-strapped U.S. territory's debts.

ASPCA Hires Law Firm to Push Public Housing Pet Policy

Fri, Jul. 15, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

ASPCAThe American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has hired Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP for Capitol Hill assistance on legislative issues involving animals and public housing.

Alibaba Brings in Baker & Hostetler

Fri, Jul. 15, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

ALIBABAAlibaba Group has hired law firm Baker & Hostetler LLP for help in Washington on trade, telecommunications and computer industry issues.

Glover Park Lobbies for Lyft

Thu, Jun. 30, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

LyftRide-hailing app Lyft Inc. has hired Glover Park Group for help with transportation legislation related to ridesharing.

Newsmax Picks Park Strategies

Wed, Jun. 29, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

NewsmaxConservative media organization Newsmax Media has retained Park Strategies for broadcast support on Capitol Hill.

Mexico Retains Raben in $2.3M Pact

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Flag of MexicoMexico’s consulate general has retained The Raben Group to propose a communications plan for the purpose of sharing the experiences of Mexicans living domestically as well as in the U.S.

Lockheed Martin Continues NDAA Lobbying Salvo

Mon, Jun. 20, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin Corporation has hired The McKeon Group, Inc. as part of a continued effort to influence the scope of the 2017 defense budget.

UFC Hires Farragut to Fight Muhammad Ali Act

Fri, Jun. 10, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

UFCMixed martial arts promoter the Ultimate Fighting Championship has retained Farragut Partners in response to a House resolution aimed at regulating full-contact combat sports. (1 reader comment)

Airline Advocates for Privatized Airport Screening

Wed, Jun. 8, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

JetBlueJetBlue has hired Washington, D.C. government relations firm Van Scoyoc Associates for lobbying help regarding the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program.