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
12/01/2014
2. House Identification
 31784
Senate Identification
 682

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD
Address
1333 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW
Address2
 
City
WASHINGTON
State
DC
Zip
20036
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
 Ms. Margaret A. Stosik
Telephone
 2028874117
E-mail
 mstosik@akingump.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
 Law 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
 International Franchise Association
Address
 1900 K Street NW - Suite 700
City
 Washington
State
 DC
Zip
 20006
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
 Trade association

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
 Ed  Pagano    Advsr, Sen Harkin, 2014; Dep Asst to the President for Leg
 Ed  Pagano    Affairs and Sen Liaison, Exec Ofc of the President,
 Ed  Pagano    2012-14; CoS, Sen Leahy, 2005-11; Sr Cnsl, Sen
 Ed  Pagano    Judiciary Comm, 1997-04; Leg Cnsl, Sen Leahy, 1993-96
 Bill  Paxon    Mbr of Cong, 1989-99
 Hans  Rickhoff    
 Jamie  Tucker    Leg cnsl to Rep Northup, 1999; leg cnsl to Rep Inglis,
 Jamie  Tucker    1997-99; legal intern to Spkr Gingrich, 1996; leg aide
 Jamie  Tucker    to Sen Coverdell, 1993-94
 Geoff  Verhoff    Press aide, ofc of Sen Roth, Nov 00-Jan 01; press aide,
 Geoff  Verhoff    S Fin Comm, Aug 99-Nov 00
 Valerie  White    

LOBBYING ISSUES

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

 LBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Joint employer standard


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: Margaret A. Stosik
Date
12/17/2014 10:38:23 AM