Lobbying revenue, 2011

A look at how K Street's top 10 firms stacked in lobbying revenue for 2011.

Lobbying Revenue, 2011
Top 10 firms2010 total 2011 total % change
Patton Boggs** 45.2 48.4 7
Akin Gump 35.8 38 6
Podesta Group 29.3 27.4 -6
Van Scoyoc Associates 29.4 25.3 -14
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck 24.4 22.1 -9
Cassidy & Associates 24.7 20.2 -18
Ogilvy Government Relations 17.5 19.9 14
Holland & Knight21.1 19-10
K&L Gates 18.9 18.7 -1
Williams & Jensen 17.518 3
BGR Group15 15.53
Hogan Lovells 16.5 15 -9
Alston & Bird 11.9 13.715
Cornerstone Government Affairs13.613 -4
McBee Strategic Consulting 13.2 12.9 -2
Melhman Vogel Castagnetti 12.4 12.51
Washington Council Ernst & Young 11.3 12.17
Peck Madigan Jones & Stewart *11.6 12.14
Dutko Grayling 17.3 11.3-35
Covington & Burling 10.2 11.210

All figures are in millions of dollars.

* Calculated by The Hill

** 2011 figure includes Breaux Lott Leadership Group in all four quarters. 2010 figure includes Breaux Lott Leadership Group in only two quarters. The firm merged with Breaux Lott Leadership Group in July 2010.

This chart was originally posted Jan. 20, 2012 at 6:48 p.m. and last updated on Jan. 23, 2012, at 9:39 p.m.