Akin Gump Buys Democratic Lobby Boutique

Law360, New York (March 25, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is planning to purchase Parven Pomper Strategies Inc., a fast-growing Democratic lobbying shop, to add to its already sizable presence on Capitol Hill.

An Akin Gump spokeswoman on Thursday confirmed reports that it would be picking up the small Washington, D.C.-based government relations boutique. Further details on the value of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Parven Pomper was founded in 2006 by Brian Pomper and Scott Parven, two longtime behind-the-scenes political fixtures with ties to Democratic policymakers.

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