Square Inc. hired Forbes Tate Partners to lobby on issues related to digital assets, including bitcoin. Stacey Rolland, former senior adviser to the Treasury Department in the Obama administration, will work on the account.
Square Inc. hired Subject Matter to lobby on issues related to financial services, payments and small business lending. Steve Elmendorf, former senior adviser to former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.), will work on the account.
American Energy Action hired Michael Best Strategies LLC to lobby on issues related to electric grid modernization. Michael Dankler, former chief of staff to Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), will work on the account.
Carbon Engineering Ltd. hired Waxman Strategies to lobby on issues related to carbon removal, negative emissions and direct air capture. Michael Goo, former Democratic chief counsel for energy and environment on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will work on the account.
Universal Corporation hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to lobby on corporate and international tax issues. Russ Sullivan, former Democratic staff director of the Senate Finance Committee, will work on the account.
Ligado Networks hired Fulcrum Public Affairs LLC to lobby on issues related to defense communications and L-band spectrum to facilitate 5G systems. Oscar Ramirez, former senior adviser to the Labor Department secretary in the Obama administration, will work on the account.
Defending Democracy Together hired Tiber Creek Group to lobby on reforms to presidential emergency powers and war powers. Jen Olson, former legislative director for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), will work on the account.