Corporate Tax Traitors: Lobbyists (Also see our list of Foreign Registered Agents)

(Note: Alphabetical list compiled from Senate lobbyist disclosure reports, filed with the Senate Office of Public Records. Research was limited to lobbyists who lobby on tax matters for clients from the OECD’s list of Tax Haven Countries, published in GAO-04-293:

(OECD tax haven countries include: Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Dominica Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Monaco, Monteserrat, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles Niue, Panama, St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis, St. Lucia, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Turks & Ciacos, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vanuatu)

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The Advocacy Group
Robert J. Dotchin, former Legislative Director for Senator Lowell Weicker.
Client: Tyco
Paid $30,000 in 2002 and $60,000 in 2003 for lobbying both House and Senate:

2002:
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act - corporate inversion provisions.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.
HR 3857 Tax Code treatment of inversion transactions.
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
2003:
HR 2 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.

Akin Gump
Jeffrey D. McMillen, former Majority Staff Director, Select Revenues Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means, 2001-2003.
Client: Tyco
Registered in 2005 to work on "tax issues related to multinational companies."

Baker & Hostetler
Kathleen Kerrigan, former staffer for Congressman Neal, D-MA.
Angela Jones, former legislative Counsel to Congressman Max Sandlin (D-TX).
Roger Pies, formerly with the IRS.
Henry Zepruder, formerly an attorney with the United States Department of Justice Tax Division and as attorney-advisor in the United States Treasury Department, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel.
Client: Accenture.
Paid $20,000 in 2003 to lobby the House, Senate and Dept. of Treasurey about:
S. 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act.
HR 3922 Save America's Jobs Act of 2002.
HR 3857 and S 2050 to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat nominally foreign corporations created through inversion transactions as domestic corporations.
HR 4993 No Tax Breaks for Corporations Renouncing America Act of 2002.
HR 5095 American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act of 2002.

BKSH
Charlie Black
Stacy Kane
Jerry Klepner
Client: Accenture.
Paid $120,000 in 2002; $160,000 in 2003, $160,000 in 2004 for (among other matters):
2002: (House and Senate):
HR 4831 Patriotic Purchasing Act of 2002.
S. 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act (2002).
R 3857 and S. 2050 to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat nominally foreign corporations created through inversion transactions as domestic corporations.
HR 3922 Save America's Jobs Act of 2002.
HR 4993 No Tax Breaks for Corporations Renouncing America Act of 2002.
2003:
HR 2555 Homeland Security Appropriations of 2004.
HR 2658 and S. 1382 Defense Appropriations Act of 2004
HJ Res. 2 Consolidated Appropriations Resolution (2004).
HR 1588 National Defense Authorization Act of 2004.
HR 6 Omnibus Energy Act.
S 134 Wellstone Memorial Renegade Corporation Act of 2003.
S 29 Wellstone Corporate Responsibility Act of 2003.
HR 1355 Wellstone Memorial Stop Corporate Expatriates Act.
HR 1837 Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003.
S 1054 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
HR 878 Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act.
S 513 Corporate Tax Fairness and Shareholder Rights Act of 2003.
S 1149 Energy Tax Incentives Act.
S 135 Dayton Fair Tax Cut Act.
S 272 Charity, Aid, Recovery and Empowerment (CARE) Act of 2003.
HR 1531 Energy Tax Policy Act.
HR 2658 and S 1382 Defense Appropriations Act of 2004.
HR 2896 American Jobs Creation Act.
S 384/HR 737 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.(2003)
2004:
HR 4613/S 2559 Defense Department 2005 Appropriations.
HR 4200/S 2400 Defense Authorization 2005.
S 1637 "Jumpstart Our Business Strength"(JOBS) Act.
HR 4520 American Jobs Creation Act.
HR 4567/S 2537 Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2005.
HR 1355 Wellstone Memorial Stop Corporate Expatriates Act.

Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Immanuel Kohn
Benjamin J. Cohen
Client: XL Capital Ltd.
Paid $60,000 in 2001 and $20,000 in 2002 to Lobby House, Senate, JCT, and Treasury:
HR 4192 (2000) - provisions related to "reinsurance and foreign persons and treatment under U.S. tax laws."
HR 1755 (2001/2002) - provisions related to "reinsurance and foreign persons and treatment under U.S. tax laws."

Capitol Tax Partners
William Fant, former Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary.
Joseph Mikrut, former Treasury Dept. Legislative Counsel.
Client: Helen of Troy Ltd.
Paid $140,000 in 2002; $150,000 in 2003 and $40,000 in first half of 2004 to :
2004: "Issues related to the taxation of inversion transactions."
2003: "Issues related to the taxation of inversion transactions."
2002: "Issues related to the taxation of inversion transactions."

Capitol Tax Partners, LLP
William Fant, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs.
Richard Grafmeyer, former Deputy Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation.
William McKenney, former chief of Staff Rep. Anne Houghton).
Joseph Mikrut, former Tax Legislative Counsel, Dept. of the Treasury.
Jonathan Talisman, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Tax Policy.
Client: Accenture
Paid $20,000 in 2004 for:
"Consulting services related to taxes issues...during 108th Congress."

Clark/Bardes Consulting
James F. Carlisle
Tim Hanford, former Majority Tax Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means.
Kenneth J. Kies, former Chief of Staff of the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, January 1995-January 1998.
John Meagher, former Special Counsel of the House Ways and Means Committee; two years as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs in the Reagan and Senior Bush Administrations.
Pat Raffanielto, former Chief of Staff to Congressman Bill Brewster, 1991-1995.
Jayne Fitzgerald, former tax counsel on the Tax Staff of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means and as professional assistant to the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.
Rob Leonard, former Chief Tax Counsel of the House ways and Means Committee.
Scott Parven
Client: Nabors Industries, Inc.
Paid $100,000 in 2002; $180,000 in 2003; $180,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate/Dept. of Transportation (2004) on:
2002:
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act (2002)
S 384/HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2002.
HR 3857 "to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat nominally foreign corporations created through inversion transactions as domestic corporations.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act of 2002, Inversion legislation.
HR 5095 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions." (2002)
2003:
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2003. HR 6 Omnibus Energy Act
HR 2896/S 1637 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions."
S 1054 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions."
2004:
HR 4520 (JOBS Act)/S 1637 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions."
"Proposals regarding section 163(j) of the Internal Revenue Code."
HR 2896/S 1637 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions."
Client: OneBeacon.
Paid $120,000 in 2003 and $180,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate on:
2003:
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforment Act.
HR 6 Omnibus Energy Act
S 1054 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
HR 2896/S 1637 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions."
2004:
HR 4520 (JOBS Act)/S 1637 - "Provisions regarding inversions transactions."

John G. Campbell, Inc.
John G. Campbell
Client: Accenture.
Registered in 2004. (Amount unreported) lobby House/Senate on:
HR 4200/S 2400 Defense Department 2005 Authorization.
HR 4613/S2559 Defense Department 2005 Appropriations.
HR 4567/S 2537 - 2005 Homeland Security Appropriations.

DC Navigators
Cesar V. Conda, former assist. To VP Cheney for Domestic Policy.
Philmore B. Anderson, former Special Assistant to Vice President Dan Quayle and Lee Atwater.
Jim Pitts, former Chief of Staff to Senator Spencer Abraham, R-MI.
Chris Cox, former Bush Administration lobbyist; former Chief of Staff for Representative Mike Rogers, R-MI.
Bill Briggs
Client: Tyco International US Inc.
Registered in 2005 for "various tax legislation."

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP/
Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson & Hand/

Harry C. McPherson Jr., former advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Gary J. Klein, former Legislative Assistant to Senator Jacob K. Javits, R-NY.
Lawrence E. Levinson, former deputy special counsel to President Johnson in 1965, current host of Capitol Notebook public affairs program.
Gregory P. Lubkin
Evan M. Migdail
Christopher Weston
Client: Ingersoll-Rand.
Registered in 2002 for "legislation on foreign reincorporation" matters.
Paid $180,000 in 2002; $380,000 in 2003; and $200,000 in 2004 for:
2002 (House/Senate/Treasury):
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2002.
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
2003 (House/Senate/Treasury):
HR 1355 Wellstone Memorial Stop Corporate Expatriates Act.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2003.
2004 (House/Senate):
HR 1355 Wellstone Memorial Stop Corporate Expatriates Act.
HR 2896 American Jobs Creation Act of 2003.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2003.
S 1637 "Jumpstart Our Business Strength" (JOBS) Act.
HR 4567 2005 Homeland Security Appropriations.
HR 5025/S 2806 Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 2005.
S 2537 Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2005.

Dole Enterprises
Robert Dole, former Republican Senator from Kansas).
Vicki Hart
Jo-Anne L. Coe
Client: Tyco Paid $80,000 in 2002 to lobby the Senate on:
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act "provisions that affect corporations undergoing limited inversions transactions."

Duberstein Group
Kenneth Duberstein, former Chief of Staff for President Reagan.
Daniel Meyer, former Chief of Staff for Representative Newt Gingrich.
Henry M. Gundy
Michael Berman, former Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Walter Mondale.
John Angus
Steven Champlin, former Executive Director of the House Democratic Caucus.
Client: Accenture.
Registered in June, 2002 to help with "legislation related to corporate structure and taxation."
Paid $280,000 in 2002; $160,000 in 2003; and $100,000 in 2004 for:
2002 (House/Senate/Treasury/OMB/USTR/White House):
HR 2143 Permanent Death Tax Repeal Act of 2001, Inversion legislation.
HR 2520 Abusive Tax Shelter Shutdown Act of 2001, Inversion legislation.
HR 3857 "to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat nominally foreign corporations created through inversion transactions as domestic corporations.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2002.
HR 3922 Save America's Jobs Act of 2002, Inversion provision.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act of 2002, Inversion legislation.
HR 4831 Patriotic Purchasing Act of 2002.
HR 4931 Retirement Savings Security Act of 2002.
HR 5005 Homeland Security Act of 2002, inversion legislation.
HR 5010 Department of Defense 2003 Appropriations (inversion legislation).
HR 1619 to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on capital losses applicable to individuals; tax inversion; government contracting ban.
2003 (House/Senate/Treasury/White House):
HJ Res 2 Joint Resolution making consolidated appropriations; inversion provision; contracting ban.
HR 1308 Tax Relief, Simplification, and Equity Act of 2003; corporate inversion; govt. contract ban.
HR 6 Energy conservation bill - corporate inversion and government contract ban HR 878 Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act of 2003 - corporate inversions provision; government contract ban.
S 1149 Energy Tax Incentives Act of 2003.
S 14 "A bill to enhance the energy security of the United States" - corporate inversions provision; government contract ban.
S 272 CARE Act of 2003 - corporate inversions; government contract ban.
HR 1769 Jobs Protection Act of 2003; corporate inversions; government contract ban.
HR 2122 Project Bioshield Act of 2003; corporate inversions and government contract ban.
HR 2555 Homeland Security Department 2004 Appropriations - inversions/contract ban.
HR 2658 Defense Department 2004 Appropriations - inversions/contract ban.
HR 2799 Departments of Commerce, Justice, State 2004 Appropriations - inversions/contract ban.
HR 2896 American Jobs Creation Act of 2003 - corporate inversions, government contracts ban.
2004 (House/OMB/Senate/White House):
HR 4200/S 2400 Department of Defense 2005 Authorization - corporate inversions/contract ban.
HR 2122 Project Bioshield Act of 2003; corporate inversions and government contract ban.
HR 4567/S 2537 2005 Homeland Security Appropriations - corporate inversions/contract ban.
HR 2896 American Jobs Creation act of 2003 - corporate inversions.
HR 4503 Energy Policy Act of 2004 - corporate inversion.
HR 4520 American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 - corporate inversion.
HR 6 Energy conservation and development - corporate inversion.
HR 737/S384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2003.
S 1149 Energy Tax Incentives Act of 2003 - corporate inversion.
S 14 energy secrity bill - corporate inversion.
S 1637 JOBS Act - corporate inversions.
S 597 Energy Tax Incentives Act of 2003 - corporate inversions.

Greenberg & Traurig
Jack Abramoff
Edward P. Ayoob, former Legislative Counsel to Senator Harry Reid.
Diane J. Blagman
Tedd A. Boulanger
Stephanie Leger Short, former Legislative Counsel to Senator John Breaux.
Kevin A. Ring
Gregory McDonald
Neil Voltz, former Chief of Staff, Representative Rob Ney.
Client: Tyco
Paid $40,000 in 2002; $1.3 million in 2003; $840,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate about:
"Tax and trade legislation."
2003 (lobbied House/Senate/Commerce/Exec. Office of the President) about:
"Government contracts legislation."
"tax legislation"

Heidepriem & Mager
Nikki Heidepriem
Lisa Williams
Client: Accenture.
Paid $10,000 in 2004 to lobby the Senate about:
S 2537 Senate Homeland Security 2005 Appropriations.

Hill & Knowlton
Sean Kevelighan, former Legislative Director for Representative Bob Schaffer, R-CO.
Paul Clark
Neil Dhillon, former chief of staff for Robert Matsui, D-CA.
Gene Reineke, former chief of staff for Illinois Governor Jim Edgar.
Gary Hymel, former assist to Tip O’Neill.
Client: Tyco
Paid $40,000 in 2003 to lobby House/Senate about:
"Supplemental appropriations" and "taxation" (no bill numbers reported).

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poltevent, Carrere & Denegre
Paul Camben, former Legislative Director for Representative Robert Livingston, R-LA.
Client: Accenture.
Paid $40,000 in 2002, $80,000 in 2003 and $120,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate about:
2002:
FY2003 Agriculture Appropriations.
FY2003 Commerce/Justice/State Appropriations.
FY2003 Defense Appropriations.
FY2003 Treasury/Postal Appropriations.
2003:
HR 2989 FY2004 Transportation & Treasury Appropriations.
HR 2555 FY 2004 Homeland Security Appropriations.
HR 2658/S 1382 FY 2004 DOD Appropriations.
HR 737 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act
S 14 Energy Policy Act of 2003
S 135 Dayton Fair Tax Cut Act
S 1149 Enery Tax Incentives Act
HR 6 Omnibus Energy Act
S 513 corporate Tax Fairness and Shareholder Rights Act.
2004:
HR 2673 FY 2004 Consolidated Appropriations Act.
HR 4567/S 2537 Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2005.
HR 4228 Acquisition System Improvement Act.
HR 5025 Transportation Appropriation Act.
HR 4613/S 2259 Defense Appropriation Act.
S 135 Dayton Fair Tax Cut Act.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.
HR 2896/S 1637 JOBS Act.
HR 4520 American Jobs Creation Act of 2004.

Stephen Kelman, Prof. of Public Management, Harvard, former Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy.
Client: Accenture.
Paid less than $10,000/year from 1998-2003 to lobby House/Senate/DHS about:
Consulting related to government procurement issues.
"Corporate inversions and government contracting."
"Services Acquisition Reform Act."

Livingston Group
Robert Livingston, former Republican Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, R-LA.
J. Allen Martis, former chief of staff for Rep. Livingston.
Anthony J. (Toby) Moffett, former Congressman, D-CT.
Client: Accenture.
Paid $80,000 in 2002; $180,000 in 2003; $220,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate about:
2002:
FY 2003 Agriculture Appropriations.
FY 2003 Commerce/Justice/State Appropriations.
FY 2003 Defense Appropriations.
FY 2003 Treasury Postal Appropriations.
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.
HR 2922 Save America's Jobs Act of 2002.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act of 2002.
HR 3857 and S 2050 (IRS Code amendment).
HR 4993 No Tax Breaks for Corporations Renouncing America Act of 2002.
HR 5095 American Competitiveness and Corporate Acccountability Act.
2003:
FY 2004 Appropriations bills.
S 14 Energy Policy Act of 2003.
S 272 CARE Act of 2003.
S 135 Dayton Fair Tax Cut Act.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.
S 513 Corporate Tax Fairness and Shareholder Rights Act of 2003.
S 1054 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
S 1149 Energy Tax Incentives Act.
HR 6 Omnibus Energy Act.
HR 878 Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act.
HR 1531 Energy Tax Policy Act.
S 1637 JOBS Act.
HR 2896 American Jobs Creation Act.
2004:
HR 2673 Consolidated Appropriations Act FY 2004.
HR 4567/S2537 Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2005.
HR 2896/HR 4520 American Jobs Creation Act.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.
S 135 Dayton Fair Tax Cut.
S 1637 JOBS Act.
HR 4228 Acquisition Asystem Improvement Act.
Homeland Security Act of 2002.

Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP
Mark Gitenstein, former Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee.
Penny Eastman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State.
Charles S. Triplett, former special assistant to chief counsel, IRS.
Robert Glennon
Emily Beizer, former Legislative Director for Repreprentaitive Cal Dooley, D-CA.
Peter Scher, U.S. Special Trade Negotiator, 1997-2000. (until 6/04)
Client: ACE Ltd. (Bermuda-based insurance company).
Paid $100,000 in 2001; $186,000 in 2002; $480,000 in 2003 and, $220,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate/Treasury about:
"Monitor tax legislation" as well as asbestos, tort and insurance-related legislation (no specific tax bills specified).

Parry, Romani, DeConcini & Symms
Edward Baxter, former Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee.
Dennis Deconcini, former Democratic Senator from Arizona.
John Haddow, former Legislative Director for Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-UT.
James Rock, 8-yr key legislative aide to two House Ways and Means members.
Romano Romani, former Staff Director for both Senators Hartke, D-IN, and DeConcini.
Thaddeus Strom, former Chief Counsel to Senator Strom Thurmond.
Steve Symms, former Idaho Republican Senator.
Client: Accenture.
Paid $60,000 in 2002; $120,000 in 2003; and $60,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate/Treasury/USTR about:
2002:
HR 3857/S 2050 - IRS code amendment re:inversions loophole.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2002.
HR 3922 Save America's Jobs Act of 2002.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act of 2002.
HR 4993 No Tax Breaks for Corporations Renouncing America Act of 2002.
S. 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
2003:
HR 2555 Homeland Security Dept. 2004 Appropriations.
HR 2658 Dept. of Defense 2004 Appropriations.
"Legislation related to the tax treatment of foreign corporations doing business in the U.S."
2004:
HR 4567/S 2537 Homeland Security Department Appropriations Act.
HR 4200 2005 National Defense Authorization.
HR 4613/S 2559 Department of Defense 2005 Appropriations.
"Legislation related to the tax treatment of foreign corporations doing business in the U.S.

Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds LLP
Slade Gorton, former Washington State Senator.
Pamela Garvie, former Chief Counsel to Senate Committee on CST.
Emauel Rouvelas, managing partner, former Counsel to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce.
Tim Peckingpaugh, former aide to U.S. Congressman Sid Morrison (R-WA).
Michael O’Neil, former CIA counsel; counsel to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Thomas S. Foley, D-WA.
Dennis Stephens, formerly worked in various congressional offices, including Representative Dick Armey, Representative Roger Wicker, R-MS.
Steven Valentine, former counsel, leg. director to Sen. Robert C. Smith, R-NH.
Thomas Glegola
Client: Foster Wheeler.
Paid $100,000 in 2002; $40,000 in 2003; and $60,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate about various issues including:
2002:
HR 5005 Homeland Security Act, inversion amendments.
HR 5010 2003 Department of Defense Appropriations, inversion amendment.
HR 5120 2003 Treasury and General Government Appropriations, inversion amendment.
HR 5263 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and related agencies appropriations.
2003:
HR 1308 Tax Relief, Simplification and Equity Act of 2003 - corporate inversion amendment.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2003.
2004:
HR 1308 Tax Relief, Simplification and Equity Act of 2003.
HR 737/S 384 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2003.

Price WaterhouseCoopers LLP
Bill Archer, former Texas Republican chair of House Ways and Means Committee.
Don Carlson
Howard Schoenfeld
Mark McConaghy
Client: Noble Drilling Services.
Paid $180,000 in 2002; $200,000 in 2003; and $60,000 in 2004 to lobby House/Senate about:
2002:
HR 3857 IRS code amendment re:inversions loophole.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2002.
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act of 2002.
2003 (lobbied House/Senate/Treasury/IRS):
HR 2896/S 1637 - tax treatment of U.S.-based businesses which reincorporate outside the U.S.
2004 (lobbied House/Senate/Treasury/Executive Office of the President):
HR 4520/S 1637 - tax treatment of U.S.-based businesses which reincorporate outside the U.S.
Client: Weatherford International.
Paid $180,000 in 2002; $260,000 in 2003; and $120,00 in 2004 for:
2002 (lobbied House/Senate):
HR 5065/S 2119 - tax treatment of U.S.-based businesses which reincorporate outside the U.S.
2003 (lobbied House/Senate/Treasury):
HR 2896/S 1637 - tax treatment of U.S.-based businesses which reincorporate outside the U.S.
2004 (lobbied House/Senate/Treasury/Executive Office of the President):
HR 4520/S 1637 - tax treatment of U.S.-based businesses which reincorporate outsidet he U.S.

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services
Patricia Burke,
John McGowan,
Robert Schalfer,
Chuck Winwood, former Deputy Commissioner (US Customs Service).
Client: Accenture.
Paid $20,000 in 2003; $60,000 in 2004 for work associated with US VISIT (DHS) contract.
lobbied DHS in 2003 and 2004

Vinson & Elkins
Christine L. Vaughn, former Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy, 1981-1984.
John Chapoton Client: XL Capital Ltd. (Bermuda-based Insurance Co.).
Paid $20,000 in 1999; $540,000 in 2000; $160,000 in 2001; $180,000 in 2002; $140,000 in 2003; and $20,000 in 2004 for: "Federal tax matters relating to insurance companies."
2000 (lobbied House/Senate/Treasury):
HR 4192 - Proposal to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the use of reinsurance with foreign persons to enable domestic nonlife insurance companies to evade United States income taxation.
2001 - 2004 (lobbied House/Senate/Treasury):
HR 1755 - Proposal to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the use of reinsurance with foreign persons to enable domestic nonlife insurance companies to evade United States income taxation.

Washington Advocates Group/Law Offices of Brenda Viehe-Naess
Brenda Viehe-Naess
Client: Everest Re Group (Bermuda-based reinsurance).
Paid $40,000 in 2002; $20,000 in 2003 to lobby House/Senate/Treasury about:
2002:
"Various bills dealing with corporate inversions including: HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act of 2002.
HR 4756 Uncle Sam Wants You Act of 2002.
HR 3922 Save America's Jobs Act of 2002.
HR 4993 No Tax Breaks for Corporations Renouncing America Act of 2002.
HR 5095 American Competitiveness and Corporate Acccountability Act.
S 2050 to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat nominally foreign corporations created through inversion transactions as domestic corporations.
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
2003: S 1637 JOBS Act - corporate inversion provision.
2004:
S 1637 JOBS Act - corporate inversion provision.
HR 2896 American Jobs Creation Act of 2003 - corporate inversion provisions.

Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering
William J. Wilkins, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the Senate Committee on Finance.
Client: Tyco.
Paid $20,000 in 2002 to lobby House/Senate about:
S 2119 Reversing the Expatriation of Profits Offshore Act.
HR 3884 Corporate Patriot Enforcement Act.