Vorys, Sater et al
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is a large U.S. law firm and lobbying group based in Columbus, Ohio. It is the largest law firm based in Columbus and the fifth largest in the State of Ohio. In 2008, the National Law Journal ranked the firm the 121st largest in the United States. The firm also ranked 122nd in profit per attorney on the 2007 AmLaw 200 survey.
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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- 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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Lobbying Carried Out by Vorys, Sater et al
Names of Lobbyists
Client Amount Ohio Oil & Gas Assn $135,000 National Parks Conservation Assn $115,000 USEC Inc $15,000 Limited Brands $10,000 Kids Come First $10,000 Ohio Northern University $0 Grange Insurance $0 Ohio Dominican University $0
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Foreign Relations,
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2471 To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer's informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet. H.R.2471 Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund Reauthorization Act of 2009
RegulationsSubmitted to 1 docket
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.
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The tables show occurrences of "Vorys, Sater et al" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.