Florida's Top 10 lobbying firms — by total revenue

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Florida’s Top 10 lobbying firms, ranked by total revenue, according to an analysis by Florida Trend:

Smith & Ballard – $7.9 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $2.678,156- $5,489,688; Executive branch lobbying: $2,528,152 – $5,149,707

GrayRobinson – $7.9 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $3,087,114 – $5,619,701; Executive branch lobbying: $5,594,215 – $10, 217,450

Southern Strategy Group – $7.5 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $1,450,196 – $4,679,677; Executive branch lobbying: $2,440,212 – $6,449,599

Ron Book – $5.6 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $3,791,822 0 $5,559,767; Executive branch lobbying: $837,502 – $979,963

Colodny Fass Talentfeld Karlinsky – $4.7 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $1,250,044 – $2,439,881; Executive branch lobbying: $1,740,120 – $4,059,768

Foley & Lardner – $4.35 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $1,393,048 – $2,779,850; Executive branch lobbying: $1,604,050 – $2,919,845

Johnson and Blanton – $4.31 milion (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $1,567,042 – $2739,862; Executive branch lobbying: $1,567,042 – $2,739,862

Capital City Consulting – $3.6 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $1,662,071 – $3,429,817; Executive branch lobbying: $170,69 – $2019,815

Dutko Worldwide – $3.3 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: $640,132 – $2589,805; Executive branch lobbying: $660,138 – $2,689,797

Floridian Partners – $3.1 million (average): Legislative branch lobbying: 1,360,070 – $2979,838; Executive branch lobbying: $360,080 – $1439,892

Information is based on 2010 compensation reports which lists fees in ranges. The firms are ranked based on the average of those ranges.

 

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.