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JST Featured in Politico Influence

LATEST REGISTRATIONS - SNAPCHAT HIRES UP: Photo-messaging startup Snapchat has hired Jochum Shore & Trossevin for lobbying work related to data privacy, security and other policies relevant to application-based companies, according to a new lobbying registration. This is the second time the company has hired lobbyists since it launched in 2011; last January it hired Heather…
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Snapchat Hires GOP Lobbyists

Politico Morning Tech SCOOPLET: SNAPCHAT HIRES GOP LOBBYISTS — Snapchat, the ephemeral-photo-sharing service, has inked a new lobbying deal with Jochum Shore & Trossevin. It’s the second outside hire for Snapchat, which brought on Democratic firm Heather Podesta + Partners at the beginning of last year. JST will lobby on legislation related to data privacy…
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JST in CNN Money

Spotlight Innovation Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) With Black Swan LLC Spotlight Innovation Inc. (OTCQB: STLT) announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Black Swan LLC. Under the agreement, Black Swan will assist with activities such as identifying applicable government grants and loans, affecting beneficial changes to the legislative environment, advancing…
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Jim Jochum in The Hill

K Street to cash in on GOP ties By Megan R. Wilson - 11/19/14 06:00 AM EST A cadre of former congressional staffers on K Street stands to gain influence with the rise of a new crop of GOP chairmen in the Senate. Lobbyists whose stock is about to skyrocket include those with ties to…
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Andrew Shore In Politico

Excerpt By Alex Byers and Kate Tummarell: A subcommittee gavel also would further grease the skids for Issa, who many expect to be in line for the full committee chairmanship once Goodlatte’s tenure is up in four years. Next year, he’ll be the fifth-most senior Republican on the panel, but three of the four lawmakers ahead…
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Partner Andrew Shore Quoted in The Hill

Excerpt By Julian Hattem - 11/11/14 04:27 PM EST ...Just last month, Internet companies including Tumblr, Etsy and Reddit joined together to launch the Internet Freedom Business Alliance, a group endorsed by former Republican Rep. Chip Pickering (Miss.) that is aimed at getting Republicans to support strong net neutrality rules in the name of a…
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Andrew Shore’s Term on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the National Zoo Ends

Politico Influence By: Byron Tau   MORK REPLACES SHORE ON ZOO BOARD: David Mork - Rep. Peter Roskam's chief of staff - is taking downtowner Andrew Shore's place on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the National Zoo. Shore of Jochum Shore & Trossevin has been on the board of the nonprofit for…
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Partner Jim Jochum Featured in Politico

Missing in midterms: Net neutrality debate By Alex Byers | 10/28/14 The debate about the future of net neutrality has inched into the mainstream — but not the campaign trail. After drawing almost 4 million messages to the FCC and surpassing Janet Jackson’s infamous Super Bowl “wardrobe malfunction,” the issue of how the agency should…
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New Net Neutrality Group Targets GOP

New net neutrality group targets GOP By Tony Romm 10/16/14 1:43 PM EDT Supporters of strong net neutrality are setting their sights on a tough target: conservative lawmakers. The new Internet Freedom Business Alliance, backed by websites like Etsy, Kickstarter, Lyft and Tumblr, aims to convince skeptical congressional Republicans as well as lukewarm moderate Democrats…
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New Net Neutrality Coalition Gets First Lobbyists

By Julian Hattem - 10/10/14 09:44 AM EDT A brand new business coalition pushing the Federal Communications Commission to ban “fast lanes” online has already hired its first lobbyists. The Internet Freedom Business Alliance, which was formally launched just Thursday, has hired the Jochum Shore & Trossevin PC law firm, according to federal disclosure documents. The firm’s team…
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