Akin, Gump et al
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a law firm founded in Dallas, Texas, in 1945 by Robert Strauss and Richard Gump. The firm now numbers more than 800 attorneys and advisers in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has offices in Dallas, Washington, D.C., Austin, San Antonio, Houston, New York, Moscow, Philadelphia, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Beijing, Abu Dhabi and Geneva.
Campaign Finance$20,098,184 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Bundled ContributionsMoney raised by the firm from multiple donors on behalf of the recipient. The firm's own contributions are not included.
Recipient Lobbyist Amount Republican National Cmte Bill Paxon $553,200 National Republican Senatorial Cmte $95,400 Romney Victory Inc Tom Loeffler $78,100 National Republican Congressional Cmte Anthony Foti $70,400 National Republican Congressional Cmte Bill Paxon $60,400 Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte $50,619 Charles E. Schumer $32,325 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte $26,100 Henry A. Waxman $18,150 Mitt Romney Tom Loeffler $17,500
Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying Carried Out by Akin, Gump et al
Names of Lobbyists
Client Amount Gila River Indian Community $18,120,000 Mortgage Insurance Companies of America $10,400,000 PG&E Corp $9,070,000 Moody's Corp $8,320,000 AT&T $8,050,000 Dow Chemical $7,980,000 Florida Citrus Mutual $7,260,000 Citizens' Educational Foundation $6,620,000 Volkswagen AG $6,380,000 Boeing Co $6,120,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Health Issues,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 H.R.3590 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 H.R.3962 Affordable Health Care for America Act H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009 H.R.5850 Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2011 S.3644 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.4872 Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 H.R.2776 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 S.3261 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 64 dockets; Submitted to 11 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Akin, Gump et al" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 4 USTR 2009 Annual Competitive Need Limitations (CNL) Waiver Review 2009
- Toggle 3 FAA In the Matter of Compliance With Federal Obligation by The Naples Airport Authority, Naples Florida 2003
- Toggle 2 FRA CSX Transportation - Request for Hearing re: James D. Smith 2001
- Toggle 1 FAA Exremption/Rulemaking - United Parcel Service Co, 2002
- Toggle 1 DOT USA Jet Airlines, Inc. - Certificate - Foreign Charter Air Transportation 2002
- Toggle 1 FRA City of Seattle Washington & Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway - Waiver Petition 2008
- Toggle 1 DOT USA Jet Airlines, Inc. - Certificate - Interstate Charter Air Transportation 2002
- Toggle 1 FAA In the Matter of United Parcel Service Company - Complaint - CP08SO0007 2008
- Toggle 1 FDA Over-the-Counter Drug Products;Public Hearing 2000
- Toggle 1 APHIS Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions 2008
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 20 DOT U.S. DOT/OST - Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Computer Reservation System (CRS) Regulations (Part 255) 1997
- Toggle 11 FAA In the Matter of United Parcel Service Company - Complaint - CP08SO0007 2008
- Toggle 11 FRA CSX Transportation - Request for Hearing re: James D. Smith 2001
- Toggle 7 FRA Request for Administrative Hearing - J. A. Hoffman - Locomotive Engineer - 49 CFR Part 240.407 (b) 2006
- Toggle 6 FAA Committee to Stop Airport Expansion, Pat Trunzo, III, Pat Trunzo, Jr., and Edward Gorman v. Town of East Hampton - Complaint 2002
- Toggle 5 DOT Association of Retail Travel Agents - Emergency Petition for Rulemaking 1998
- Toggle 5 DOT America West Airlines, Inc. - Petition for Rulemaking - Amendment of Part 255 1997
- Toggle 4 FAA United Parcel Service - Exemption/Rulemaking 2002
- Toggle 4 FAA In the Matter of Compliance With Federal Obligation by The Naples Airport Authority, Naples Florida 2003
- Toggle 4 FAA Royal Air, Inc. v. The City of Shreveport Through The Shreveport Airport Authority - Complaint 2002
Advisory Committees8 people on 11 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Akin, Gump et al" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Justice 2 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Education 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Antitrust Modernization Commission 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of the Treasury 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee