Thursday, August 18, 2011

An Austin lobbyist recently was caught writing himself unauthorized checks out of a client's political committee. Lobby Watch argues that the galling part of this saga is that McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore's Gaylord Armstrong exercised appalling professional judgment in choosing his victim. A lobbyist at the top of his game might have helped himself to a $125,500 unauthorized "loan" from a client's checking account. But a sane lobbyist would have chiseled every other client before targeting a trade association for loan sharks!

Read it and weep in Lobby Watch.