Patton Boggs Top Lobbying Earner Of The Year: Report

Law360, New York (February 12, 2010, 5:37 PM EST) -- In a year that saw companies pour a record-breaking $3.47 billion into lobbying federal lawmakers, Patton Boggs LLP topped the list for lobbying income, raking in nearly $40 million overall in 2009, according to analysis released Friday by the Center for Responsive Politics.

CRP's report shows that companies' spending on lobbying efforts went up 5 percent from $3.3 billion spent in 2008, and three law firms — Patton Boggs, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP — all ranked among...
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