By Kevin Bogardus - 01/22/10 07:41 PM EST
“This is a powerful medium that can help make a difference, and I will always value my time here,” Glickman said in a statement. “For me, perhaps the best thing about the job was the movies. I love movies. And as far as I am concerned, we make the best movies in the world.”
Heading up MPAA is one of the more coveted jobs on K Street.
MPAA is one of the bigger associations in Washington. It spent more than $1.8 million on lobbying in 2009, including on contracts with outside firms like Van Scoyoc Associates and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, according to lobbying disclosure records. Also, representing the glitz and glamour of Hollywood carries some prestige.