Drinker, Biddle & Reath
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is a national law firm founded in Philadelphia in 1849 by John Christian Bullitt. The firm has nearly 700 attorneys located in 12 offices in the United States: Philadelphia; Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Florham Park; Princeton; New York City; Albany; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Berwyn; Milwaukee; and Wilmington. The firm maintains a broad range of practices, including commercial litigation, corporate and securities, corporate restructuring, government and regulatory affairs, labor and employment, environmental, communications litigation, products liability and mass tort litigation, healthcare, employee benefits and executive compensation, insurance coverage, investment management, life insurance and annuities, intellectual property and real estate.
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.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
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Top PAC Recipients
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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 Drinker, Biddle & Reath
Names of Lobbyists
Client Amount Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation $420,000 Confederated Tribes of Colville $410,000 National Psoriasis Foundation $380,000 American Assn of Bioanalysts $370,000 National Opinion Research Center $350,000 Convatec $350,000 National Athletic Trainers Assn $340,000 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago $310,000 Smith & Nephew $300,000 Advocate Health Care $280,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Health Issues,
- Indian/Native American Affairs,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Medical Research & Clin Labs,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Food Industry,
- Foreign Relations
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.528 Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2011 H.R.1249 America Invents Act H.R.2245 Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act of 2011 S.606 Creating Hope Act of 2011 H.R.1172 Medicare Lung Cancer Early Detection Promotion Act of 2011 H.RES.152 Recognizing the life-saving role of ostomy care and prosthetics in the daily lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the United States. S.296 Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act S.RES.95 A resolution increasing awareness of and recognizing the life-saving role of ostomy care and prosthetics in the daily lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the United States. H.R.469 Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act of 2011 S.114 San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2011
Recent Lobbying Contracts
Date Client Summary April 19, 2013 Coeur d' Alene Tribe Trust reform and appropriations. View registration April 2, 2013 American Nurses Assn Work related to quality of care and safe staffing at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Medicare program. View registration Feb. 26, 2013 Trading Cove Assoc Land into trust. View registration
RegulationsMentioned in 4 dockets; Submitted to 2 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 "Drinker, Biddle & Reath" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 1 DOJ Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Applications: Hatteras Variable Trust, et al. 2012
- Toggle 1 FCC Television Broadcasting Services: Lincoln, NE 2011