Law Firms Bank Big Money Lobbying On Dodd-Frank

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 7:39 PM EDT) -- Though Congress passed the controversial Dodd-Frank Act last July, law firms like Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have continued to bank large sums while lobbying on behalf of clients that hope to mold the sweeping Wall Street reform legislation into something more to their liking.

In the first quarter of this year, with Congress and regulators mired in the arduous task of writing rules for the law, more than 40 law firms reported receiving payments for lobbying Washington on financial reform, with over a...
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