The Livingston Group

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The Livingston Group (TLG) is a Washington D.C. public relations and lobbying company formed in 1999 by former Republican representative Robert L. Livingston.


"The firm has an extensive network of over 40 principals, consultants and international associates -- including Republican and Democratic former Members of Congress, staff, Administration officials, staff of Governors, other state and local representatives and corporate executives," the company website states.

Lobbying for Egypt

"January 27, 2012: In an email to Politico, former Congressman Robert Livingston confirms that the lobbying firms the Livingston Group, the Moffett Group, and the Podesta Group which together represented the Egyptian government’s interests in Washington, had terminated their contract with the Egyptian government after coming under intense criticism for circulating talking points defending the raids on NGOs." [1]


On its website the company boasts that it has "over 80 domestic and foreign clients". [2] On its website it lists a 'representative' sample of their clients - as of July 2004 - as including:

  • 3001, Inc
  • Accenture
  • ADMIN 701
  • Africa-America Institute
  • Aztec
  • Brunswick
  • Business Council of New Orleans
  • CACI International
  • Caithness Energy, LLC
  • Case Western University
  • Cayman Islands
  • Citizens suing for recompense for Iranian Terrorism
  • City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • City of New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Council for a Democratic Iran [2]
  • Collegiate Funding
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Community Oncologists
  • Currier Museum of Art
  • De La Rue
  • Doley Securities
  • Energy Conversion Devices
  • Feld Entertainment
  • Florida Department of Citrus
  • Girls and Boys Town
  • The Glacier Society
  • Goodyear
  • Greater New Orleans, Inc.
  • The History Makers
  • Hoveround Corporation
  • Innovative Emergency Management
  • Inspec Foam
  • International Shipholding Corp
  • Jacobus
  • Jefferson Parish
  • JRL Enterprises
  • Marine Desalination Systems
  • McDermott International
  • MCNC
  • MIC Industries
  • Mote Marine Laboratory
  • National Capitol Concerts
  • National Milk Producers Federation
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Omega Protein
  • Oracle
  • Orleans Parish-911
  • Partnership For A Drug-Free America
  • PKD Foundation
  • Port of New Orleans
  • Raytheon
  • Republic of Turkey
  • Rinker Materials
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Science & Engineering Associates
  • Sippican
  • South Florida Museum
  • Southern Shrimp Alliance
  • Southwest Missouri State
  • The Kingdom of Morocco
  • Thermogenesis
  • Tulane University
  • United to Secure America
  • University of New Orleans
  • Verizon
  • Virginia Living Museum
  • Waterways Council [3]

The Livingston Group’s Science, Technology and Telecom practice area lists CACI as a client.[4] However, in August 2004, The Livingston Group’s Senate lobbying disclosure report revealed that the groups work for CACI came to an end on June 30, 2004. [5]

The Livingston Group's lobbying return to the Department of Justice as required under the Foreign Agents Registration Act listed its work for the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey as providing "advice to the Ambassador from the Republic of Turkey. Numerous meetings were arranged with members of Congress, staff assistants, and other U.S. Government officials to discuss issues to create a more positive environment for Turkey." For the six month period to July 31, 2002 TLG earned $1,350,500.00.[6]

Contact information

The Livingston Group
499 South Capitol St SW # 600
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202) 289-9881
Fax: (202) 289-9877 (fax)
E-mail: info AT

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. POMED BACKGROUNDER: THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST NGOS IN EGYPT, organizational web page, accessed April 19, 2012.
  2. "Iranian Exile Group Pays $$$ to Livingston," O'Dwyer's PR Daily (sub req'd), October 22, 2008.

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