Lobbying firm PACs start 2013 slow

By Dave Levinthal

Few raising or spending big money early in 2013 — if at all.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Steve Israel":

"… ner, R-Ohio, and Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; Michael Grimm, R-N.Y.; Steve Israel, D-N.Y. and James Clyburn, D-S.C. Ernst & Young's dozens of lobb …"

Tea party leader Dick Armey gets first-class treatment

By Rachael Marcus

Chief of nonprofit backing populist tea party movement enjoys big salary, other perks.

Excerpts from this story referencing "DLA Piper":

"… lative program.After leaving Congress, he worked for law and lobbying firm DLA Piper for six years. At DLA Piper, a heavy hitter in the Washington lobbying wor …"

"… Congress, he worked for law and lobbying firm DLA Piper for six years. At DLA Piper, a heavy hitter in the Washington lobbying world, Armey was a senior advis …"

"… oper the Medicines Company, according to federal lobbying records.But when DLA Piper’s pharmaceutical clients complained about his work with FreedomWorks in …"

Revolving door between SEC, law firms spins at dizzying speed

More than 200 ex-SEC lawyers went back to agency on behalf of clients

Excerpts from this story referencing "law":

"… rouble with Wall Street’s top cop have done:  He hired a former SEC lawyer to defend him.Between 2006 and 2010, at least 219 former SEC staff appe …"

"… t division – have long been able to count on finding a home at a private law firm with a hefty raise after a few years of government service. The new P …"

"… n former SEC staff to handle its legal work before the agency.Sieracki’s lawyer, Nicolas Morgan at the law firm DLA Piper, has been one of the busiest. …"

"… ts legal work before the agency.Sieracki’s lawyer, Nicolas Morgan at the law firm DLA Piper, has been one of the busiest.From 1998 to 2005, Morgan held …"

Daschle had public and private role in push for digital health records

By Fred Schulte and Emma Schwartz

Former Sen. Tom Daschle kept Washington's revolving door spinning

Excerpts from this story referencing "DLA Piper":

"… Last month, Daschle left Alston & Bird to join the Washington law firm DLA Piper, which said in a statement that Daschle will “counsel clients on a wide …"

Al Jazeera adds more lobbying heft

By Dave Levinthal

Growing news network hires another government affairs firm as it expands U.S. operation

Excerpts from this story referencing "DLA Piper":

"… ocratic Vice President Al Gore's Current TV cable network, hired DLA Piper, Global Policy Initiatives and TCK International to represent it on C …"

"… orge R. Salem himself, however, is an unpaid, "strategic adviser" for DLA Piper, through which he is "focused on assisting in the development of the …"