Winners & Losers: Lobbying Firms that Added and Lost The Most Clients in 2012

Recently published Q1 2012 lobbying data gives us our first look at the firms winning and losing the client race.   Overall, 2012 has seen 1044 new firm-client contracts, as well as 921 firm-client relationships terminated.  Of that, five lobbying firms brought in nine or more clients while five firms lost 11 or more clients.  The Q1 2012 value of the new contracts totals $1.22 million while the value of the contracts terminated totaled $3.74 million in Q4 of 2011.   Here is a list of the firms that signed the most new clients and the firms that lost the most clients in Q1 2012:

Lobbying Firm Number  of New Clients
Ogilvy Government Relations 10
Hogan Lovells US LLP 10
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10
Shockey Scofield Solutions, LLC 9
Barbour Griffith & Rogers, LLC 9
Lobbying Firm Terminated Clients
Patton Boggs 27
J.M. Burkman & Associates 19
Akin Gump 15
Van Scoyoc Associates 13
Barbour Griffith & Rogers 11

Firms That Have Added The Most Clients in 2012

Ogilvy Government Relations

  • Signed 10 clients
  • Client contracts total up to $450,000 so far
Client Name Amount Q1 2012
Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) $30,000
American Exploration & Production Council (AXPC) $20,000
Budco Health Services Solutions
DJO Global, Inc.  $60,000
Incapital LLC $50,000
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) $20,00
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Tiptop Energy Limited $220,000
Tradeweb $50,000
US Airways Group, Inc. $20,000

Hogan Lovells US, LLP

  • Signed 10 clients
  • Client contracts total up to $150,000 so far
Client Name Amount Q1 2012
BHP Billiton $10,000
Baxter International <$5,000
CNS Response Inc $30,000
Frontier Airlines Inc $20,000
Grundfos Pumps Corporation $20,000
Hyperbaric Therapy USA <$5,000
Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group <$5,000
Residential Eating Disorder Coalition $20,000
Sehgal Family Foundation $20,000

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

  • Signed 9 clients
  • Client contracts total up to $170,000 so far
Client Name Amount Q1 2012
Car Charging, Inc.  $10,000
Cellertant Therapeutics, Inc.
Instinet, Inc. $70,000
National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation $30,000
Netflix $40,000
ReEnergy Holdings LLC
RouteMatch Software, Inc. $20,000
Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
The Anthem Project <$5,000

Shockey Scofield Solutions, LLC

  • Signed 9 clients
  • Client contracts total up to $180,000 so far
Client Name Amount Q1 2012
Baggett Transportation $20,000
Boyle Transportation $20,000
Comtech Mobile Datacom $20,000
Genentech $30,000
Luminex Corporation $20,000
R&R Trucking $20,000
United Technologies $40,000
University of Redlands
Xcaliber International $10,000

Barbour Griffith & Rogers, LLC

  • Signed 9 clients
  • Client contracts total up to $270,000 so far
Client Name Amount Q1 2012
Airfoil $30,000
Alliance for Main Street Fairness $70,000
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. $70,000
Colony Brands, Inc. $10,000
Engineering & Computer Simulations
Executive Health Resources $10,000
Government of Mauritius Mission to United Nations  $50,000
Tenax Aerospace, LLC  $30,000
Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority  <$5,000

Firms That Lost The Most Clients in 2012

Patton Boggs LLP

  • Terminated work with 27 clients
  • Client contracts totaled $140,000 in Q1 2012 and $490,000 Q4 2011
Client name Amount Q1 2012 Amount 2011 Q4
Adaptive Marketing LLC < $5,000 < $5,000
Arnold Magnetic Technologies Corp. < $5,000 $60,000
Arysta Life Science North America Corporation < $5,000 < $5,000
Asociation Nacional De Empresarios De Colombia < $5,000 < $5,000
City and County of Broomfield, CO < $5,000 < $5,000
City of Minneapolis $10,000 $40,000
Environmental Defense Fund, Incorporated < $5,000 $60,000
FACT Coalition < $5,000 < $5,000
Falck Alford Services < $5,000 < $5,000
Freehold Capital Partners < $5,000 < $5,000
GigaTrust < $5,000 < $5,000
Green Rock Energy LLC < $5,000 < $5,000
Heckler & Koch USA < $5,000 $30,000
Importers Service Corporation < $5,000 < $5,000
M.C. Dean $40,000 $40,000
New Jersey Transit Corporation < $5,000 < $5,000
Organization for International Investment < $5,000 < $5,000
PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association $50,000 $40,000
Paramount Farms Incorporated < $5,000 < $5,000
Reflex Responses Management Consultancy LLC < $5,000 $120,000
Resurrection Health Care Corporation $40,000 $40,000
Rovi Corporation < $5,000 $40,000
Shell Oil Company < $5,000 < $5,000
Smithfield Foods < $5,000 < $5,000
Terex Corporation < $5,000 < $5,000
Women’s Sports Foundation < $5,000 $20,000

J. M. Burkman & Associates

  • Terminated work with 19 clients
  • Client contracts totaled $17,000 in Q1 2012 and $37,000 in Q4 2011
Client Name Amount Q1 2012 Amount Q4 2011
BioChemics < $5,000 $8,000
Cobblestone Development < $5,000 < $5,000
Colorado Rare Earths $12,000 $32,000
Enviropark Texas LLC < $5,000 < $5,000
Evermedia Biometrics < $5,000 < $5,000
Gulf Marine Institute < $5,000 < $5,000
Jay Durivage $5,000
Lloyd Goff < $5,000 < $5,000
Nine Bridges < $5,000 < $5,000
Ostic Capital < $5,000 < $5,000
Pizza de la Communidad < $5,000 < $5,000
Proton Health Partners < $5,000 < $5,000
Radio Lane Development LLC < $5,000
Sharkskin USA LLC < $5,000 < $5,000
Showhauler Trucks < $5,000 < $5,000
Sonocine < $5,000 < $5,000
Sterling Ranch LLC < $5,000 < $5,000
TRCO < $5,000 $5,000
The Camber Group < $5,000

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

  • Terminated work with 15 clients
  • Client contracts totaled$240,000 in Q1 2012 and $2,670,000 in Q4 2011
Client Name Amount Q1 2012 Amount Q4 2011
Balfour Beatty Construction, LLC < $5,000 < $5,000
Bossier Parish Policy Jury $40,000 $60,000
City of Yonkers Industrial Development Agency < $5,000 < $5,000
EYP Architecture & Engineering $30,000 $40,000
Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance $90,000 $130,000
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County < $5,000 < $5,000
NFL Management Council < $5,000 < $5,000
Oncologics, Inc. < $5,000 < $5,000
Osage Tribe of Indians < $5,000 $2,380,000
Progressive Expert Consulting, Inc. $20,000 $30,000
Southern Maryland Naval Alliance $20,000 $30,000
Sunoco, Inc. $20,000 $30,000
Syracuse Research Corp. $20,000 $30,000
Travois, Inc. < $5,000 < $5,000

Van Scoyoc Associates

  • Terminated work with 13 clients
  • Client contracts totaled$70,000 in Q1 2012 and $230,000 in Q4 2011
Client Name Amount Q1 2012
Amount Q4 2011
Alakai Defense Systems < $5,000 $20,000
Aloha Partners II, L.P. $10,000 $20,000
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority $10,000 $30,000
Curemark LLC < $5,000 $20,000
DELTA Resources, Inc. < $5,000 $30,000
ELSAG North America < $5,000 $20,000
Exquadrum, Inc. < $5,000 $20,000
Friends of the Observatory < $5,000 < $5,000
ICR Systems $10,000 $10,000
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory $10,000 $20,000
Redevelopment Agency of The City of Stockton < $5,000 $10,000
Ricardo US $10,000 $10,000
Spokane Transit Authority $20,000 $20,000

Barbour Griffith & Rogers

  • Terminated work with 11 clients
  • Client contracts totaled less than the threshold of minimum reportable income in Q1 2012 and $320,000 in Q4 2011
Client Name Amount 2012 Q1 Amount 2011 Q4
Canaveral Port Authority < $5,000 $20,000
Claremont Group < $5,000 $80,000
Gonzalo Tirado < $5,000 $100,000
Health Data Insights < $5,000 $40,000
Housing Finance Alliance < $5,000 < $5,000
JM Eagle < $5,000 < $5,000
Jeeran Holding Company < $5,000 < $5,000
Monument Strategies, LLC < $5,000 $30,000
National Restaurant Association < $5,000 $50,000
Outdoor Advertising Association of America, Inc. < $5,000 < $5,000
Rick Levin & Associates < $5,000 < $5,000

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