Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP was an international law firm with nearly 800 lawyers and other professionals in the United States and Europe, serving the needs of many of the world’s best-known businesses, non-profits and individuals. The firm was founded in Chicago in 1906 and as of May 2010 ranked as the 58th largest law firm in the US by revenue. In September 2010, the firm combined with London-based Denton Wilde Sapte to form SNR Denton.

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Campaign Finance

$4,779,952 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.
  • 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.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse
  • Top Recipients

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    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

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$280,000 Spent

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.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying on Behalf of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Utilities,
    • Energy & Nuclear Power,
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Taxes,
    • Clean Air & Water,
    • Small Business
  • Recent Lobbying Contracts
    Date Registrant Summary
    July 30, 2015 Dentons US Issues regarding patent reform legislation and pharmaceuticals View registration
    July 30, 2015 Dentons US The Maritime Goods Shipment Act and any legislation that would impose fees on all commerical cargo, irrespective of whether it enters at a U.S. port at the U.S. border. View registration
    July 29, 2015 Dentons US Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind Act, and Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Any legislative or regulatory issues impacting charter schools. View registration
    July 29, 2015 Dentons US The definition of "renewable" for the purposes of any federal renewable energy standard in any U.S. energy or climate change legislation. Any policy issues regarding electricity generated in Canada and consumed in the United States. View registration
    July 29, 2015 Dentons US Issues relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Initiative; U.S.- Canada energy relationship; Buy America provisions of U.S. laws and regulations. View registration
View all lobbying data for Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker


Mentioned in 33 dockets; Submitted to 7 dockets

All data is based on documents downloaded from 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 For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Advisory Committees

4 people on 3 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.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 2 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle Morris K Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Office of the United States Trade Representative 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal