Tom Susman proposes lobbying-reform measures
Lobbying reform has generated considerable debate within the Beltway and beyond. In a recent article published in the ABA's Administrative Law Review
, Thomas M. Susman, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Ropes & Gray, advances the debate with a substantive, succinct set of reform measures. Among the measures proposed by Susman, who is also the chair of the Ethics Committee of the American League of Lobbyists, are a near-zero tolerance for gifts, meals and entertainment paid for by lobbyists and their employers, as well as stiffer penalties for violating lobbying rules. Please click "Download PDF" to read Susman's article.