Marisa Lago Akin Gump

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the Department of Commerce of the United States of America.
Tracking #

DOC-ITA-2022-001458

DOC-OS-2022-001458

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From: Jimmy Tobias

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all written or electronic communications, including email attachments, between Under Secretary Marisa Lago and any lobbyists, lawyers or other staffers affiliated with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

This requests seeks records produced since January 20, 2021.

I am a reporter for The Guardian and The Nation, among other outlets.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

From: Department of Commerce

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-OS-2022-001458&type=request)

* Tracking Number: DOC-OS-2022-001458
* Requester Name:
Jimmy Tobias
* Date Submitted: 04/26/2022
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all written or electronic communications, including email attachments, between Under Secretary Marisa Lago and any lobbyists, lawyers or other staffers affiliated with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

This requests seeks records produced since January 20, 2021.

I am a reporter for The Guardian and The Nation, among other outlets.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

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From: Department of Commerce

Mr. Tobias,

The International Trade Administration (ITA) has received your request seeking the following records:

"Any and all written or electronic communications, including email attachments, between Under Secretary Marisa Lago and any lobbyists, lawyers or other staffers affiliated with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. This requests seeks records produced since January 20, 2021."

ITA has assigned FOIA tracking number, DOC-ITA-2022-001458.

In order for ITA to properly conduct a search, can you provide a list of individuals of Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld LLP you are interested in?

If you have any questions, please let me know.

Thank you,

Adrienne Waite
FOIA Analyst
Management Operations Division
International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

From: Jimmy Tobias

Hi Adrienne,

The email domain to search for is here: @akingump.com

Thank you! Please confirm receipt of this note.

Jimmy

From: Department of Commerce

Mr. Tobias,

You will find your acknowledgment letter attached to this email.

Please contact ITA if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

Adrienne Waite
FOIA Analyst
Management Operations Division
International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

From: Jimmy Tobias

Hello,

Can you please provide a estimated completion date for DOC-ITA-2022-001458 ?

Jimmy

From: Department of Commerce

Mr. Tobias,

Your request is being processed. At this time, I cannot provide a completion date. However, we will keep you updated.

Thank you,

Adrienne Waite
FOIA Analyst
Management Operations Division
International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

From: Department of Commerce

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DOC-ITA-2022-001458 has been
fully granted.
Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Request Created on:
04/26/2022
* Request Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all written or electronic communications, including email attachments, between Under Secretary Marisa Lago and any lobbyists, lawyers or other staffers affiliated with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

This requests seeks records produced since January 20, 2021.

I am a reporter for The Guardian and The Nation, among other outlets.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/
* Fee Waiver Original Justification:
I am a reporter for The Guardian and The Nation, among other outlets.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason:
N/A

From: Department of Commerce

Good Afternoon,

Please see the attached final response. Thank you.

Bianca Kegler, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration
1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20230

  • DOC-ITA-2022-001458 DOC-ITA-2022-001642 Responsive Documents_Redacted

  • DOC-ITA-2022-001642 and DOC-ITA-2022-001458-Final Response Letter

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