Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
B-106 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov
Secretary of the Senate
Office of Public Records
232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
http://www.senate.gov/lobby

LOBBYING REGISTRATION

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 4)

Check One: New Registrant New Client for Existing Registrant Amendment

1. Effective Date of Registration
10/29/2018
2. House Identification
 35394
Senate Identification
 61458

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
The Raben Group
Address
1341 G Street NW Flr 5
Address2
 
City
WASHINGTON
State
DC
Zip
20005
Country
USA
4. Principal place of business (if different than line 3)
City
 
State
 
Zip
 
Country
 
5. Contact name and telephone number International Number
Contact
 Mr. Robert Raben
Telephone
 2024668585
E-mail
 eroberts@rabengroup.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
 national public affairs and strategic communications firm

CLIENT A Lobbying Firm is required to file a separate registration for each client. Organizations employing in-house lobbyists should check the box labeled “Self” and proceed to line 10. Self

7. Client name
 Hopewell Fund
Address
 1201 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 300
City
 Washington
State
 DC
Zip
 20036
Country
 USA
8. Principal place of business (if different than line 7)
City
 
State
 
Zip
 
Country
 
9. General description of client’s business or activities
 manages initiatives aimed at advancing public good & achieving equity for all people

LOBBYISTS

10. Name of each individual who has acted or is expected to act as a lobbyist for the client identified on line 7. If any person listed in this section has served as a “covered executive branch official” or “covered legislative branch official” within twenty years of first acting as a lobbyist for the client, state the executive and/or legislative position(s) in which the person served.

Name   Covered Official Position (if applicable)
First
Last
Suffix
 Robert  Raben    ​Asst. Attorney Gen DOJ; Counsel, House Judiciary
 Elliot  Williams    ​Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee; Assistant Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
 Joe  Onek    ​Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General, Justice Department; Senior Coordinator for Rule of Law, State Department; Senior Counsel to Speaker
 Diego  Sanchez Gallardo    
 Timothy  Lynch    Counsel, House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, Dem. Staff; Senior Counsel, House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, Dem. Staff; Deputy General Counsel, House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, Dem. Staff
 Maria  Price    Counsel, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

LOBBYING ISSUES

11. General lobbying issue areas (Select all applicable codes).

 CON
 LAW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Protecting the work and role of the Special Counsel


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

13. Is there an entity other than the client that contributes more than $5,000 to the lobbying activities of the registrant in a quarterly period and either actively participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises, plans, or controls the registrant’s lobbying activities?

No --> Go to line 14. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then proceed to line 14.

Internet Address:
 
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country

FOREIGN ENTITIES

14. Is there any foreign entity

a) holds at least 20% equitable ownership in the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

b) directly or indirectly, in whole or in major part, plans, supervises, controls, directs, finances or subsidizes activities of the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

c) is an affiliate of the client or any organization identified on line 13 and has a direct interest in the outcome of the lobbying activity?

No --> Sign and date the registration. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then sign the registration.

Address Ownership
Name Street Principal place of business Amount of contribution
City State/Province Country
(city and state or country) for lobbying activities

Signature
Digitally Signed By: Robert Raben
Date
12/6/2018 10:59:33 AM