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
05/12/2015
2. House Identification
 39128
Senate Identification
 313271

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
Elmendorf Ryan
Address
900 7th Street NW
Address2
 Suite 750
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip
20001
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. Steven Elmendorf
Telephone
 2027371010
E-mail
 er@ldareports.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
 Government relations

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
 Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (on behalf of Monsanto Company)
Address
 1875 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
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
 Law firm

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
 Steven  Elmendorf    Exec. Asst., Sen. Adams; Admin. Asst., Rep. Eckart
 Steven  Elmendorf    Admin., Asst., House Majority Leader
 Steven  Elmendorf    Deputy COS and COS, House Minority Leader
 James  Ryan    LaFollette Law Fellow, S. Jud Cmte, S/C on Juv Jus
 James  Ryan    Legal Extern, H. Jud Cmte, Subcmte Crime/Crim Jus
 James  Ryan    Legal Counsel, Sen. Reid
 James  Ryan    Leg Dir. & General Counsel, Sen. Reid
 James  Ryan    Chief Counsel, Flr Pol. Dir., Asst. Dem Ldr/Whip
 Stacey  Alexander    Chief of Staff, Rep. Matheson
 Barry  LaSala    Counsel, Senate Small Business Committee

LOBBYING ISSUES

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

 AGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

International agribusiness transactional issues.


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
 Monsanto Company
 1300 I Street NW, Suite 450E
City
 St. Louis
 Washington
 DC
 20005
 USA
State
 MO
Country
 USA

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: Steven Elmendorf
Date
6/23/2015 10:37:20 AM