Lobbying firms report another strong quarter under Trump

By Theodoric Meyer 

Here are your third-quarter Lobbying Disclosure Act revenue rankings:

TOP FIRMS

  1. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld:$9.6 million (versus $9.7 million in Q2 2017 and $8.6 million in Q3 2016)
  2. Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck: $7.2 million (versus $6.9 million in Q2 2017 and $6.4 million in Q3 2016)
  3. Squire Patton Boggs: $6.1 million (versus $6.3 million in Q2 2017 and $4.5 million in Q3 2016)
  4. BGR Group: $6.1 million (versus $5.7 million in Q2 2017 and $4.3 million in Q3 2016)
  5. Holland & Knight: $5.6 million (versus $5.4 million in Q2 2017 and $5 million in Q3 2016)
  6. Cornerstone Government Affairs: $4.9 million (versus $4.8 million in Q2 2017 and $4.2 million in Q3 2016)
  7. Capitol Counsel: $4.8 million (versus $4.5 million in Q2 2017 and $4 million in Q3 2016)
  8. Podesta Group: $4.8 million* (versus $5.2 million in Q2 2017 and $6.1 million in Q3 2016)
  9. Covington & Burling: $4.4 million (versus $4.8 million in Q2 2017 and $3.1 million in Q3 2016)
  10. K&L Gates: $4.2 million (versus $4.6 million in Q2 2017 and $3.8 million in Q3 2016)
  11. Van Scoyoc Associates: $4.2 million (versus $4.9 million in Q2 2017 and $5 million in Q3 2016)
  12. Williams & Jensen: $4.1 million (versus $4.4 million in Q2 2017 and $3.6 million in Q3 2016)
  13. Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas: $3.9 million (versus $3.8 million in Q2 2017 and $3.3 million in Q3 2016)
  14. Capitol Tax Partners: $3.7 million (versus $3.5 million in Q2 2017 and $3 million in Q3 2016)
  15. Cassidy & Associates: $3.7 million (versus $3.5 million in Q2 2017 and $3.3 million in Q3 2016)
  16. American Continental Group: $3.6 million* (versus $3.3 million* in Q2 2017 and $1.8 million* in Q3 2016)
  17. Peck Madigan Jones: $3.6 million* (versus $3.6 million* in Q2 2017 and $3.4 million* in Q3 2016)
  18. Ernst & Young: $3.5 million* (versus $3.7 million* in Q2 2017 and $3.1 million in Q3 2016)
  19. Fierce Government Relations: $3.3 million (versus $3.2 million in Q2 2017 and $3.3 million in Q3 2016)
  20. Crossroads Strategies: $3 million (versus $2.9 million in Q2 2017 and $2 million in Q3 2016)

* Estimated based on Senate disclosure filings. All other figures have been verified with the firms.

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