BY THE HILL STAFF
October 5, 2011
The Hill’s list of the stars of Washington’s “downtown” firms.
Josh Ackil and Matt Tanielian, Franklin Square Group. With clients including Apple, Google and Intel, the two Democrats are among the elite lobbyists for Silicon Valley in Washington.
Nick Allard, Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., Micah Green, Jonathan Yarowsky and Edward Newberry, Patton Boggs. The firm continues to reign on K Street thanks to its roster of seasoned power brokers.
Andy Barbour, Smith-Free Group. Smith lobbies for several financial and insurance companies but is best known for his work as the lead Democratic lobbyist for the Financial Services Roundtable.
Doyle Bartlett, Eris Group. Bartlett has years of Capitol Hill experience and a busy lobbying practice that is on the front lines for clients including MetLife, Genentech and eBay.
Michael Herson, American Defense International (ADI). Herson’s Pentagon and White House experience has been an asset to him as president of the successful defense consulting and lobbying firm.