List of Jack Abramoff-related organizations

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Jack Abramoff's career brought him into contact with numerous organizations, including lobbying firms, restaurants, think tanks, and charitable organizations.


1990s - present[edit]


  • Cassidy & Associates: Lobbying firm for which Abramoff worked.[9]
  • Century Strategies: A grassroots/political consulting firm owned or controlled by Ralph Reed[5]
  • Christian Research Network: A fictitious grassroots organization controlled by Michael Scanlon.[5]
  • Concerned Citizens Against Gaming Expansion: A fictitious grassroots organization controlled by Michael Scanlon.[5]
  • Council of Republicans for Environmental Advocacy (CREA):an environmental non-profit organization to or through which Abramoff or Scanlon directed their tribal clients to pay money[5]
  • Eshkol Academy: Non-profit school founded by Abramoff.[5]
  • Federal Program Services: Consulting company founded in 2002 by Sam Hook, an Abramoff associate.
  • Global Christian Outreach Network: A fictitious grassroots organization controlled by Michael Scanlon.[5]
  • Greenberg Traurig: Lobbying firm that employed Abramoff.
  • GrassRoots Interactive: Lobbying firm sold to Abramoff in September 2003.[4]
  • KAR LLC: Front organization, run by Team Abramoff lobbyist Kevin A. Ring, which received money by GrassRoots Interactive and Capitol Campaign Strategies
  • Kay Gold LLC: Abramoff family company which received millions of dollars from Capitol Campaign Strategies, GrassRoots International, and the American international Center.[5]
  • Kollel Ohel Tiferet: Entity used by Abramoff to send money to Shmuel Ben-Zvi, his high-school friend in Israel.[5]
  • Lexington Group: a company owned or controlled by Abramoff that performed lobbying-type services[5]
  • Liberty Consulting: Front organization run by Lisa Rudy, wife of Tony Rudy, DeLay chief-of-staff and Team Abramoff lobbyist.[5]
  • Livsar Enterprises: Front organization used as the official owner of Signatures Restaurant, funded by Capitol Campaign Strategies.
  • National Center for Public Policy Research: Conservative think tank, Abramoff was on the board of directors.[5]
  • Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds LLP: Lobbying firm that employed Abramoff.
  • Scanlon Capitol Management, LLC: Controlled by Scanlon, used to invest money.[5]
  • Scanlon Gould Public Affairs: Political consulting firm controlled by Scanlon, secretly paid money to Abramoff.[5]
  • Scanlon Venture Capital: Controlled by Scanlon, used to invest money.[5]
  • Signatures Restaurant: Washington, D.C. restaurant started by Abramoff.[4]
  • Sports Suites LLC: Firm created by Abramoff to handle billing for use of skyboxes at MCI Center, Camden Yards, and FedEx Field.[10]
  • Stacks Delicatessen: New York-style kosher deli started by Abramoff.
  • SunCruz Casinos: An off-shore casino purchased by Abramoff, Adam Kidan, and Ben Waldman, then divested after bankruptcy
  • Torah School of Greater Washington: K-6 Orthodox Jewish school Abramoff helped found in the early 1990s.
  • Toward Tradition: Non-profit organization directed by Abramoff.
  • U.S. Family Network: Charitable organization founded by Ed Buckham that received money from Abramoff's lobbying clients and the NRCC[4]

Lobbying clients[edit]


  1. ^ "The Fast Rise and Steep Fall of Jack Abramoff" - Susan Schmidt and James V. Grimaldi, The Washington Post, Thursday, December 29, 2005.
  2. ^ Famous College Republicans - College Republican National Committee
  3. ^ "Front for Apartheid: Washington-based think-tank said to be part of ruse to prolong power", Newsday, July 16, 1995
  4. ^ a b c d e f Lobbying Cases Shine Spotlight on Family Ties, New York Times, April 9, 2006
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Gimme Five"--Investigation of Tribal Lobbying Matters Final Report before the Committee on Indian Affairs, 109th Congress, June 22, 2006
  6. ^ DCRA: Registered Organization Search
  7. ^ DCRA: Registered Organization Search
  8. ^ *
  9. ^ "Cassidy & Associates". [dead link]
  10. ^ Susan Schmidt and Jeffrey H. Birnbaum (December 26, 2004). "Tribal Money Linked to GOP Fundraising". Washington Post. 
  11. ^ Kranish, Michael (February 23, 2006). "Abramoff ties to Russians probed". The Boston Globe. 
  12. ^ Smith, R. Jeffrey; Grimaldi, James V. (April 6, 2005). "A 3rd DeLay Trip Under Scrutiny". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 8, 2010.