“Ohio’s most effective corporate lobbyist” 2000 | The Ohio Chamber of CommerceWith more than 30 years of governmental affairs experience, Steve Clark is one of the most skilled and reliable corporate advocates in Washington, D.C. and Ohio. A former board member of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, he was cited in 2000 as Ohio’s Most Effective Corporate Lobbyist, based on survey responses from legislators and other government relations professionals. Click here to read Steve Clark’s bio
“Bipartisan and bicameral relationships” 09/18/2007 | POLITICOGary Lytle co-founded Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford (formerly Clark & Lytle) and brings nearly 30 years of governmental relations experience to representing the interests of the firm’s clients. Prior to re-joining Clark Lytle & Geduldig in 2008, Lytle was senior vice president of federal relations for Qwest, where he served as head of the Washington, D.C. office and lead lobbyist on all issues involving Congress, the Administration, and the FCC. Click here to read Gary Lytle’s bio
“Knows how to kill legislative threats to his clients” 04/24/2008 | The HillSam Geduldig joined Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford in 2007, bringing a decade of experience on Capitol Hill. That same year, National Journal magazine named Geduldig one of its well respected political insiders, citing his “campaign experience, insider knowledge, and ties to voting blocks.” Since 2008, The Hill newspaper has named Geduldig to its annual list of top lobbyists, highlighting his ability to “kill legislative threats to his clients.” Click here to read Sam Geduldig’s bio
“…more knowledgeable and widely respected by Members” 05/01/11 | Roll CallJay Cranford brings more than 15 years of government and public policy experience to serving the interests of the firm’s clients. Immediately prior to joining Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford, Cranford served as an Assistant for Policy to Rep. John Boehner of Ohio, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Cranford joined the Boehner Leadership team in 2006 when Speaker Boehner was elected Majority Leader. Click here to read Jay Cranford’s bio
“…mentored a generation of Republican staffers” 01/03/13 | Roll CallMike Nielsen brings to Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford more than 16 years of experience working on financial services issues in the U.S. Senate. He has been part of every legislative effort that moved through the Senate Banking Committee from the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 to the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. Click here to read Mike Nielsen’s bio
- 01/03/13 | Roll Call Clark, Lytle Adds New Partner The all-Republican lobby shop Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford, which has grown dramatically in recent years, is adding a new partner to kick off the new year.
- 10/31/12 | The Hill The Hill's 2012 Top Lobbyists 2012 hasn’t been the best year for K Street, but it’s too soon to call it a bust. A divided government and the demands of campaigning have kept Congress in low gear depressing revenue at lobby shops and leaving trade associations...
- 08/09/11 | The Hill GOP-leaning lobbying firms thrive despite declining K St. revenue Business for Republican-leaning lobbying firms has grown this year, despite lobbying revenue declining for many on K Street. Several shops with ties to GOP leadership in the House and Senate have signed up new clients and seen their revenue...
- 05/01/11 | Roll Call Boehner Aide Exiting for K Street Jay Cranford, a policy aide to Speaker John Boehner, is leaving the Hill to join the lobby shop Clark Lytle & Geduldig as a partner in May. The newly minted lobbyist will work on the firm's existing clients, but he also will focus on building...