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
9/1/2018
2. House Identification
 35579
Senate Identification
 65191

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
VENN STRATEGIES, LLC
Address
1341 G Street NW, 6th Floor
Address2
 
City
WASHINGTON
State
DC
Zip
20005-2000
Country
USA
4. Principal place of business (if different than line 3)
City
 WASHINGTON
State
 DC
Zip
 20005
Country
 USA
5. Contact name and telephone number International Number
Contact
 Mr. Jerome Filip
Telephone
 2022801964
E-mail
 jfilip@vennstrategies.com
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
 Government Affairs

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
 Assertio Therapeutics
Address
 100 South Saunders Rd. Suite 300
City
 Lake Forest
State
 IL
Zip
 60045
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
 Pharmaceuticals

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
 Stephanie  Silverman    
 Elizabeth  Lee     Senior Policy Advisor to the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration; Legislative Aide for Sen. Baldwin (D-WI); Fellow for Sen. Clinton (D-NY)
 Natascha  Cumberlidge    Legislative Assistant for Rep. John Tierney (D-MA)
 Michelle  Seger     ​Legislative Counsel for Congressman Alex Mooney (R-NY); Staffer on the Senate Judiciary Committee for Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
 Tyler  Roberts    Lead Staff Advisor on health policy, tax, trade and financial service matters for Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Staff Assistant for Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Research Assistant for Congressmen Joe Barton (R-TX) and Roy Blunt (R-MO)
 Peter  Goelz    
 Bridget  Anshus    

LOBBYING ISSUES

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

 HCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Promoting policies that support biopharmaceutical innovation and competition.


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: Jerome Filip
Date
9/13/2018 10:07:42 AM