Lewis Longman & Walker earns more than $300K in Q2


Lewis Longman & Walker PA pulled in more than $300,000 during the second quarter of 2017.

The six-person government affairs team earned the firm at least $305,000 — $150,000 for legislative work and $155,000 for executive branch work — during the second quarter of the year, which included the second half of the 2017 Legislative Session and a brief special session.

The firm could report earning a maximum of $489,963 — a maximum of $239,982 for legislative work and $249,981 for executive branch work — during the second quarter of the year, according to an analysis of compensation reports conducted by FloridaPolitics.com

Lobbyists who are registered to represent clients before Florida’s legislative or executive branches are required to submit reports detailing their client roster and compensation each quarter. Reports for the second quarter are due to the state on Aug. 14.

Led by Lori Killinger, the team of Natalie Kato, Terry Lewis, James Linn, Martin Christopher Lyon, and Glenn Thomas juggled 24 legislative clients and 26 executive branch clients during the second quarter.

Six clients — the Florida Association of Mitigation Bankers Inc., Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists Inc., Florida Associations of Special Districts, Florida Manufactured Housing Association, Minto Communities, and Seminole Improvement District — paid the firm an average of $15,000 for legislative services during the second quarter.

The same six clients paid an average of $15,000 for executive branch services during the second quarter.

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