The American Exploration & Production Council hired Jim Massie & Partners LLC to lobby on issues related to natural gas and crude oil exports. Tara Billingsley, former special assistant to former President Obama, will work on the account.
Mercedes-Benz USA hired Hogan Lovells US LLP to lobby on international trade issues. Former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) will work on the account.
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America hired Farragut Partners LLP to lobby on regulations and legislation relating to pharmacy benefit managers and drug pricing. Former Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) will work on the account.
Bristol Myers Squibb Co. hired Federal Street Strategies LLC to lobby on issues related to drug pricing reform, prescription drug access, health equity and Medicare reimbursement. Paul Brathwaite, former executive director of the Congressional Black Caucus, will work on the account.
Netflix Inc. hired Miller & Chevalier to lobby on tax policy issues. Loren Ponds, former Republican tax counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee, will work on the account.
GE Aviation hired Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas Inc. to lobby on general aviation, defense, appropriations and environmental issues. Mike Robinson, former GOP director of coalitions and member services for the House Appropriations Committee, will work on the account.
The Association of Administrative Law Judges hired Meltsner Strategies to lobby on issues related to the hiring of administrative law judges and case quotas. Jim Meltsner, former acting deputy assistant secretary of Commerce for legislative affairs, will work on the account.
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