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Partner Darin Gardner Featured in Politico Influence

DARIN GARDNER JOINS JOCHUM SHORE & TROSSEVIN: The firm Jochum Shore & Trossevin has hired Darin Gardner as a partner. He comes on board from his job as head of federal government relations at Genentech — a client of JST. “Darin will provide immediate support to our health care practice and expands us into new…
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Partner Andrew Shore Featured on Fox Business

JST Partner Andrew Shore appeared on Fox Business to discuss the election of Kevin McCarthy to House Majority Leader and it's impact on the technology industry.  Shore also discussed the role that key committees play in developing technology policy.
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LYFT ROLLS INTO D.C.

Ride-sharing startup Lyft has hired its first lobbyists, posting work with Jochum Shore & Trossevin and TwinLogic Strategies. Lobbying records show both firms will advocate "the removal of barriers and anticompetitive activities that inhibit ride-sharing." Like Uber, the company has faced issues with municipal and regional transit authorities and taxi commissions, and on Wednesday Ohio's…
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LYFT PICKS UP FIRST LOBBYISTS

The ride-sharing company Lyft is ramping up its D.C. presence. The San Francisco-based startup hired Jochum Shore & Trossevin and TwinLogic Strategies to lobby for the "removal of barriers and anticompetitive activities that inhibit ride sharing," according to the lobbying registration forms. Lyft and its rival Uber have encountered legal obstacles in multiple cities. A…
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JST partner Andrew Shore quoted by Politico regarding Twitter’s future lobbying efforts in Washington

Twitter’s handle on D.C. evolving By Alex Byers Twitter took New York on Thursday. Is Washington next? First-day trading for the company closed around $45 on the New York Stock Exchange — more than 70 percent above its initial public offering price. Now the tech titan, already an established Silicon Valley player and long a…
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2014 Survey Results: Baltimore & Washington DC’s Best Lawyers (2014 Edition)

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Jochum Shore & Trossevin, PC partner Andrew Shore quoted by The Hill

GOP finds its shutdown message By Cameron Joseph Republicans are seeking to paint Democrats as the "party of no" to help dig themselves out of a hole on the government shutdown. The effort is aimed at softening the political blow of the shutdown while buying Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) time to figure out an end…
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Jochum Shore & Trossevin, PC’s client Elio Motors appears on Good Morning America

Elio Motors appears on Good Morning America
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Microsoft Flips On Video Game Resale

Microsoft Flips on Video Game Resale By Alex Byers The company pulled a 180 yesterday on some of the policies attached to its coming Xbox One console, prompting gamers to declare victory across the Web. From the WSJ: “The Redmond, Wash., software company said it would no longer require its Xbox to connect to the…
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Watt’s confirmation would open key IP slot

Watt’s confirmation would open key IP slot By Alex Byers The House intellectual property subcommittee is preparing to undertake a massive examination — and quite possibly, revision — of the nation’s copyright laws just as the panel’s top Democrat may be headed for the exit. President Barack Obama has tapped Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) as…
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