Business & Lobbying

Fighter for equal rights

Douglas Hallward-Driemeier is at the center of the same-sex marriage fight.

Under Contract

• General Atomics has been awarded a $21.1 million addition to a previous contract with the Defense...

Lobbying World

• Jenifer Healy has joined the public policy and regulation practice at Dentons as a senior...

Bottom Line

• TECHNOLOGY. Franklin Square Group has added the virtual and augmented reality startup Magic Leap...

Lobbying World

• McDonald’s Corp. hired former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs as an executive vice...

A lawyer's spy legacy

John Rizzo knows how he’ll be remembered. 

Under Contract

• The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded Management Systems International ...

Lobbying World

• BGR Government Affairs hired Brent Del Monte to serve as a senior vice president. He spent the...

Bottom Line

• LEGAL. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform brought on two additional...

Under Contract

• The Department of Health and Human Services keeps about 90 to 100 horses to aid in the production...

Lobbying World

• The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) hired Marine Corps Capt. Daniel Grazier to “advocate...

Bottom Line

• PATENTS. Samsung hired Arnold & Porter, with lobbyists such as former Rep. Jim Turner (D-...

K Street cultivator

The joke is there for the taking, so take it Sage Eastman does. 

Under Contract

• Theresa DeMaio won a contract from the U.S. Census Bureau to “provide technical leadership and...

Bottom Line

• ENERGY. LNG Group Panama, which is in the midst of building gas-fired thermal plants in the...

Bipartisan insiders

In the aftermath of the 2004 presidential campaign, a new lobbying firm was born.