Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford

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Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford (CLGC) is a political lobbying firm in the United States.[1]


Steve Clark formed the group as Clark & Associates[2] in 1999.[3]

Gary Lytle joined in 2007 after working for the telecommunications industry.[2] Sam Geduldig joined after working several years for US congressmen John Boehner, Mike Oxley and (now Senator) Roy Blunt.[4]

The company was one of the top lobbying firms involved in the financial reform debate around 2009-2010,[4] which involved laws like the Dodd-Frank act and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.,[5] Clark Lytle represented more financial services clients than any other lobbying firm during that period of time.

The firm's revenues doubled after the Republican Party won the majority of US House of Representatives elections of 2010.[6]

In 2011 Jay Cranford joined the firm to build an energy and technology practice.[6] He, worked several years for Speaker Boehner.[1] That year, the firm's name changed to Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford (CLGC).

In 2013, Mike Nielsen was added as a partner. He had previously worked for Sen. Bob Bennett for 16 years.

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  1. ^ a b c d Clark, Lytle & Geduldig Changes Name, 03 Oct 2011, National Journal. retrieved 2011 11 20
  2. ^ a b c Suite Talk: Health care boost, by Aoife McCarthy, 9/17/07, retrieved 2011 11 20
  3. ^ "Est. 1999": see their official CLGCDC website, accessed 2011 Nov 20. Retrieved 2011 11 20
  4. ^ a b A Rundown of the Big Financial Services Lobbyists By DEALBOOK, June 8, 2010, New York Times. retrieved 2011 11 20
  5. ^ a b c The Billion-Dollar Bank Heist, Gary Rivlin, 2011 7 10, The Daily Beast (Newsweek/DailyBeast) retrieved 2011 11 20
  6. ^ a b O'Dwyers Inside News of Marketing Relations & Public Communications, O'Dwyer's Blog, Thursday, September 1. 2011. retrieved 2011 11 20
  7. ^ Students, Lenders Clash Over Loan Subsidies, by Aoife McCarthy, 3/20/07, retrieved 2011 11 20

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