Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
135 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
7/1/2019
2. House Identification
 31784
Senate Identification
 682

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
Address
2001 K Street NW
Address2
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip
20006
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. Melissa Laurenza
Telephone
​2028874000
E-mail
​ldareporting@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
​US Physician Partners (Informal Coalition)
Address
​c/o 601 13th Street NW, Suite 900 South
City
​Washington
State
​DC
Zip
​20005
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
​Informal coalition of physician providers related to surprise emergency medical bills.

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
​Virgil ​Miller ​Policy Fellow, Rep. Edolphus Towns, Aug06 - Feb07; Prof Staff Mber, Commit on Eng and Com, Feb 07 - Jan 11; Health Policy Advisor, Rep. John D. Dingell, Jan 09 - Jan 11; CoS, Rep. Cedric Richmond, Jan 11 - Mar 19.
​Christina ​Haley
​Caryn ​Dyson ​Prof staff mbr to Sen Breaux, 2003-04; Intrn to Sen Mikulski, 1999
​Arshi ​Siddiqui ​Sr pol adv & cnsl for Spkr Pelosi, Oct 03-May 09; Ways & Means cnsl, Rep Becerra, 1998-May 00; pol aide, Rep Clayton, Oct 97-Jan 98
​Vic ​Fazio ​Mbr of Cong, 1979-99

LOBBYING ISSUES

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

​HCR

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Issues related to surprise emergency medical bills.


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 participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises 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
​US Acute Care Solutions
​4535 Dressler Rd NW
City
​​Canton
​OH
​44718
​USA
State
Country
​US Anesthesia Partners, Inc.
​12222 Merit Drive, Suite 700
City
​Dallas
​TX
​75251
​USA
State
Country
City
State
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

City
State
Country
%
City
State
Country
%

CONVICTIONS DISCLOSURE

15. Have any of the lobbyists listed on this report been convicted in a Federal or State Court of an offense involving bribery, extortion, embezzlement, an illegal kickback, tax evasion, fraud, a conflict of interest, making a false statement, perjury, or money laundering?


Signature
Digitally Signed By: Brian Pomper
Date
8/15/2019 7:20:12 PM

ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
​Louis ​Agnello ​Snr Cnsl, Joint Econ Committee, Mar 17-Nov 17; Leg cnsl, Sen Heinrich, Apr 14-Mar 17; Leg Asst, Rep Doris Matsui, Dec 11-Apr 14; Leg Asst, Senate Judiciary Committee, May 09-Aug 09; Research Analyst, Senate Small Business Committee, Jun 07-Aug 08
​Chris ​Treanor ​Pol Analyst, Energy & Env, H Energy & Commerce Comm
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
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ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
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