U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To advocate for various measures to reform state and federal legal systems.

Lobbying Interests:
The Attorney General’s use of outside contingency fee counsel

CEO Name:
Lisa Rickard
Vice President, Policy and Research

Contact
OS
Oriana Senatore
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
(202) 463-5724
(202) 463-5302
osenatore@uschamber.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 19
Assembly Bill 19
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 154

For
Notification Date
11/26/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 13
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/26/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: state agencies entering into contracts for legal services on a contingent fee basis. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/29/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Legal reform and state false claims act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legal reform and state false claims act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/23/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$7,691.24
2013
July - December
$25.00
2014
January - June
$40,000.00
2014
July - December
$0.00
Total $47,716.24
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
5.70
2013
July - December
0.00
2014
January - June
0.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 5.70
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
40.60
2013
July - December
0.20
2014
January - June
0.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 40.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state agencies entering into contracts for legal services on a contingent fee basis. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
100 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 99 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
90 %
2014
January - June
100 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures