• A Top-10 Spot in Bloomberg Performance Ranking

    February 10, 2017

    Nathanson+Hauck has earned a top-10 spot in Bloomberg Government’s ranking of leading lobbying firms. Rankings are based on analysis of client satisfaction and total revenue among other factors. Bloomberg has consistently recognized N+H as a top performing firm.

    For more information about Bloomberg Government’s report and analysis, visit Bloomberg Government’s Top-Performing Lobbying Firms of 2016

  • N+H is #12 on Bloomberg Government’s list of top lobbying firms Q2 2015

    September 18, 2015

    On September 15, BGOV published its list of top-performers for Q2 of this year, including Nathanson+Hauck at spot #12.  The publication notes: “Of roughly 1,500 registered lobbying firms that filed lobbying disclosure reports with the Senate, only 27 firms met all six of Bloomberg Government’s criteria for top performers. Each firm, in addition to meeting a revenue threshold, had to exhibit revenue growth, accretive growth (positive percentage change in year-over-year average revenue per client), two measures of customer satisfaction, and sizable revenue per registered lobbyist.”  Of additional note, this is only the third BGOV analysis and the very first to include lobbying firms of all sizes.  For a full analysis, visit Bloomberg Government or for more information about our firm, reach out to us on our Contact page.

  • N+H Featured in the Hill’s profile of power women

    April 30, 2014

    As quoted in The Hill this week:

    …Still, at a time when there are more female members of Congress than ever and Hillary Clinton is a front-runner for the presidency, the prominence of female lobbyists reflects a broader shift underway in Washington.

    Kathryn Karol, the leader of Caterpillar’s Washington office, said the growing political power of women has changed the networking calculus.

    “A man might have gone hunting [back in the day], but I’m doing a field trip with a mom who’s an elected official,” Karol said.

    “It comes down to the quality of the work, if you love the work that you do,” said Melanie Nathanson, a former Democratic staffer who co-founded the firm Nathanson+Hauck. “When you spend a lot of time trying to do it well, the biggest competition tends to be with yourself.”

    Read the full article here.

  • Roll Call says Nathanson+Hauck Outperforms the Industry in 2011

    August 08, 2011

    Though revenue has dropped in federal lobbying during recent quarters, some firms have adapted to the market and are finding ways to significantly increase their take during K Street’s downturn.
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  • Check out the short profile of Melanie in the March 27 edition of Roll Call

    April 20, 2011

    Some mom lobbyists skip the negotiation process with potential employers altogether and launch their own businesses.
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  • Big health bucks roll in for K St.

    January 19, 2011

    K Street expects to reap a new bonanza from the healthcare law even as House Republicans move to repeal the measure on Wednesday. Lobbying firms are adding healthcare specialists and new boutique firms are opening to court clients interested in influencing the shape of regulations implementing the law.
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  • SCOOP: Nathanson and Hauck form new firm

    January 11, 2011

    Melanie Nathanson and Megan Hauck plan to announce today their new strategic consulting group, which will focus on health legislation and regulation. Nathanson most recently ran the health care government relations practice at Glover Park Group. She’s also been at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities and was a senior policy adviser to Sen. Bob Graham. Hauck recently left her position as senior policy adviser to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. She also served in the George W. Bush administration as the chief liaison to the Senate on health and other policy issues. Nathanson+Hauck officially opens Feb. 1.

    Source: POLITICO Pulse