Lauren Griffin has notable professional experience on telecommunications, copyright, patent & trademark, energy, computer industry, and clean air & water issues. Lauren previously worked at Dutko Worldwide, LLC d/b/a Grayling with no active client. Lauren has represented 27 total clients. Lauren held the following government positions: N/A.

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

IDT CORPORATION
Duration : 2.3 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $585,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation pertaining to changes to the Telecom Act, especially USF, spectrum policy, international prepaid calling card issues, as well as international trade issues and access to foreign markets.

QUALCOMM INC
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $505,000.00 (total)
- Advise client on legislation affecting the company regarding changes in the law pertaining to telecommunications and technology.

SES WORLD SKIES (FORMERLY SES AMERICOM INC )
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $410,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation regarding satelllite spectrum and legislation concerning emergency response communication service.

CAVALIER TELEPHONE LLC
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $360,000.00 (total)
- Common carrier issues, especially forbearance and special access.

TIVO
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $360,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation pertaining to the Telecom Act rewrite.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
Duration : 1.8 years (2007 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $340,000.00 (total)
- Dutko will be tracking legislation affecting the technology/consumer electronics industry and will meet with Members of Congress and their staff and the Administration as needed.

CONVERGYS CORP
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $305,000.00 (total)
- Lobbying for privacy and security issues regarding security issues.

FiberTower Corporation - Backhaul and access transport provider focused primarily on the wireless carrier market.
Duration : 0.2 years (2009 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $30,000.00 (total)
- Lobby to address company's interest in the broadband stimulus implementation and other procurement opportunities for fixed wireless and backhaul services.

INMARSAT VENTURES PLC
Duration : 1.8 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $298,048.00 (total)
- * Monitor satellite issues that pertain to maritime and mobile telecommunications. Broadband deployment as it relates to satellite service. Broadband deployment as it relates to satellite service.

LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLP
Duration : 1.2 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation pertaining to change to the Telecom Act., including E-911, broadband and mapping, and special access.

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP - Regional Law Firm
Duration : 1.2 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation and advise client as to how it affects them.

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP (INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG)
Duration : 1.5 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $209,544.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation and advise client as to how it affects them.

Google Inc. - Internet and communications services
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Intellectual Property/Copyright Issues before the federal government

HUGHES TELEMATICS INC - Telecommunications Company
Duration : 1.5 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring action by EPA and Congress and advising client as to how it affects them.

INTEGRA TELECOMMUNICATIONS - Provides voice, data, internet services, and business telephone systems
Duration : 1.2 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $180,000.00 (total)
- Addressing the company's needs in their re-write of the telecommunications reform act.

ESCHELON TELECOM INC
Duration : 1.5 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $151,121.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation effecting the industry and the re-write of the telecommunications reform act.

Cricket Communications, Inc. - Wireless Telephone Provider/Carrier
Duration : 0.2 years (2009 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $46,667.00 (monthly) - $140,000.00 (total)
- Assist company in expanding service both to its new markets as well as permitting existing users into markets outside of the company's service territory. Implementation of broadband stimulus funding and spectrum clearing issues.

M2Z Networks - Provide free, family-friendly wireless broadband access to 95% of America in 10
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $130,000.00 (total)
- Assisting client with tracking and monitoring of HR 5765 (the Medicare Remote Monitoring Access Act of 2008). Promote passage of HR 5846 (the Wirleless Internet Nationwide for Families Act) and S. 3420 (the Open Wireless Internet Act).

VONAGE
Duration : 1.0 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $110,000.00 (total)
- Monitor pending legislation pertaining to VOIP, E-911 & IP. Including S 1063 IP enabled voice communications and public safety Act; HR 2418; S2686; HR 5252 telecom reform acts.
NATL ASSN OF RECORDING MERCHANDISERS
Duration : 1.0 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $55,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation pertaining to the digital distribution of music and video, and internet policy

GO DADDY
Duration : 2.5 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $545,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation concerning fraudulent online identity sanctions and Internet governance. S. 980 and HR 6353.

TIVO
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $360,000.00 (total)
- HR 4569 Digital transition content Security Act

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
Duration : 1.8 years (2007 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $340,000.00 (total)
- Monitor copyright legislation and advise client as to how it affects them.

NATIONAL PROGRAMMING SERVICE
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $26,667.00 (monthly) - $260,000.00 (total)
- Working on digital television transition and reauthorization of the Satellite Home Viewer Act.

LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLP
Duration : 1.2 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $210,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation pertaining to net neutrality, broadband mapping stimulus funding, and special access.

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP (INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG)
Duration : 1.5 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $209,544.00 (total)
- Patent Reform

Google Inc. - Internet and communications services
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Intellectual Property/Copyright issues and legislation before the federal government including HR 5889, HR 848, S 379 Performance Rights Act.

AmberWave Systems Corporation
Duration : 0.8 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $120,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation and advise client as to how it affects them regarding patent reform.
IDT CORPORATION
Duration : 2.3 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $585,000.00 (total)
- Working with Congress and the Administration to craft new federal policy for oil shale development.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
Duration : 1.8 years (2007 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $340,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation on energy conservation and advise client as to how it affects them, S 2191.

GROCERY MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION (FOOD MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION) - Association of food, beverage, and consumer products companies
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $330,000.00 (total)
- Monitor Mandates for Production of food based ethanol. Agriculture Appropriations Bill, Farm Bill. Safe FEAST Act of 2008 (HR 5904), FY 2009 Labor, Health and Education Appropriations (FDA Appropriations - seeking increased funding for FDA), working to amend Ethanol mandates, Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act (Discussion Draft), Food and Drug Import Safety Act of 2007 (H.R. 3610), and pending Food Safety Legislation.

NEXT FUELS INC - Biodiesel producer and distrubter
Duration : 0.8 years (2008 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring legislation concerning the Energy Tax package & alternative fuels and advising the client as to how if affects them, including S. 2191, HR 5153, HR. 2419. Clean Air Law HR 6049.
GO DADDY
Duration : 2.5 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $545,000.00 (total)
- Provide analysis and advice on federal legislation concerning fraudulent online identity sanctions and internet governance.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
Duration : 1.8 years (2007 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $340,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation and advise clients as to how it affects them.
IDT CORPORATION
Duration : 2.3 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $585,000.00 (total)
- Working with Congress and the Administration to craft new federal policy for oil shale development.

HUGHES TELEMATICS INC - Telecommunications Company
Duration : 1.5 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring legislation and advising client as to how it affects them. Meet and communicate with EPA on Clean Air Act's Inspection and Maintenance Program.

NEXT FUELS INC - Biodiesel producer and distrubter
Duration : 0.8 years (2008 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring legislation concerning the Energy Tax package & alternative fuels and advising the client as to how if affects them, including S. 2191, HR 5153, HR. 2419, HR 6049. Clean Air Law HR 6049.
NATL ASSN OF RECORDING MERCHANDISERS
Duration : 1.0 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $55,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation pertaining to music lyrics labeling

ONE COMMUNICATIONS (CONVERSENT COMMUNICATIONS INC )
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $350,000.00 (total)
- Common carrier issues especially forbearance legislation (S 2469 and HR 3914), and special access.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
Duration : 1.8 years (2007 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $340,000.00 (total)
- Tracking and meeting on Digital TV transition (No bill #)
IDT CORPORATION
Duration : 2.3 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $585,000.00 (total)
- Working with Congress and the Administration to craft new federal policy for oil shale development.

HUGHES TELEMATICS INC - Telecommunications Company
Duration : 1.5 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring action by EPA and Congress and advising client on strategies affecting remote monitoring of auto emissions.
GROCERY MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION (FOOD MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION) - Association of food, beverage, and consumer products companies
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $330,000.00 (total)
- Monitor food labeling issues that pertain to the client including country of origin food labeling, allergens, tort reform, and agriculture issues, including Consumer Food Safety Act of 2007 (H.R.3624), Bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts awarded to quitam plaintiffs H.R. 1274), Human and Pet Food Safety Act of 2007 (H.R.2108), Food and Drug Administration Revitalization Act. (S. 1082). Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (H.R. ...

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP (INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG)
Duration : 1.5 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $209,544.00 (total)
- Request support from Congress for repeal of Byrd Amendment and enforcement of US countervailing duty order on Korean DRAM.
IDT CORPORATION
Duration : 2.3 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $585,000.00 (total)
- Working with Congress and the Administration to craft new federal policy for oil shale development.

NEXT FUELS INC - Biodiesel producer and distrubter
Duration : 0.8 years (2008 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring legislation concerning the Energy Tax package & alternative fuels and advising the client as to how if affects them, including S. 2191, HR 5153, HR. 2419. Clean Air Law 6049.
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP (INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG)
Duration : 1.5 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $209,544.00 (total)
- Oppose bills proposing 100 percent inspection of cargo on passenger airlines as unfeasible and damaging to semiconductors.

HUGHES TELEMATICS INC - Telecommunications Company
Duration : 1.5 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring legislation, and advising how it affects them, specifically preparation for 2009 Transportation Reauthorization Bills. Relating to Traffic Control. Adoption of GPS Technology and other remote sensing equipment.
GROCERY MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION (FOOD MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION) - Association of food, beverage, and consumer products companies
Duration : 1.0 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $330,000.00 (total)
- Monitor food labeling such as country of origin food labeling, allergens, tort reform; monitor mandates for production of food based ethanol. In addition monitored bills FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 (HR875/S510), The Safe FEAST Act (HR1332), Keeping America's Food Safe Act of 2009 (HR999) as well as Affordable Food and Fuel for America Act (no bill number assigned yet).
CONVERGYS CORP
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $305,000.00 (total)
- Tracking Automobile Bailout legislation

HUGHES TELEMATICS INC - Telecommunications Company
Duration : 1.5 years (2007 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Monitoring legislation and advise client how it affects them.
IDT CORPORATION
Duration : 2.3 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $585,000.00 (total)
- Creating a mandate for national park vendors to sell goods that are Made in USA. In addition, working with Congress and the Administration to craft new federal policy for oil shale development; and assisting client with issues pertaining to National Park Service Concessions Management.
CONVERGYS CORP
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $305,000.00 (total)
- Communicate with Members and Staff to educate them on Request for Proposal for the National Passport Information Center as well as program to process non-immigrant visas at State Department, Consular Affairs.

TAX

NEXT FUELS INC - Biodiesel producer and distrubter
Duration : 0.8 years (2008 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $200,000.00 (total)
- Working to extend renewable tax incentive, HR 1424.
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP (INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG)
Duration : 1.5 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $209,544.00 (total)
- Support for secure contactless chips in US passports
CONVERGYS CORP
Duration : 2.8 years (2006 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $305,000.00 (total)
- Tracking Food Stamp Anti-Privatization in 2008 Farm Bill.
INMARSAT VENTURES PLC
Duration : 1.8 years (2006 - 2008) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $298,048.00 (total)
- Monitor maritime legislative issues that pertain to client.
NATL ASSN OF RECORDING MERCHANDISERS
Duration : 1.0 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $55,000.00 (total)
- Monitor legislation on anti-trust issues that would affect client
BURNS TELECOM CENTER
Duration : 1.0 years (2006 - 2007) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $51,000.00 (total)
- Monitor and advise client on current and prospective legislation affecting them

Top Expertise

  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • COPYRIGHT
  • PATENT & TRADEMARK
  • ENERGY
  • COMPUTER INDUSTRY
  • CLEAN AIR & WATER

Clients

Current

Past

  • AmberWave Systems Corporation
  • BURNS TELECOM CENTER
  • CAVALIER TELEPHONE LLC
  • CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
  • CONVERGYS CORP
  • Cricket Communications, Inc.
  • ESCHELON TELECOM INC
  • FiberTower Corporation
  • GO DADDY
  • GROCERY MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION (FOOD MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION)
  • Google Inc.
  • HUGHES TELEMATICS INC
  • IDT CORPORATION
  • INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP (INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG)
  • INMARSAT VENTURES PLC
  • INTEGRA TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLP
  • M2Z Networks
  • NATIONAL PROGRAMMING SERVICE
  • NATL ASSN OF RECORDING MERCHANDISERS
  • NEXT FUELS INC
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • ONE COMMUNICATIONS (CONVERSENT COMMUNICATIONS INC )
  • QUALCOMM INC
  • SES WORLD SKIES (FORMERLY SES AMERICOM INC )
  • TIVO
  • VONAGE