FOIA Number: DOL-18-0439

In the Documents: Ballard Partners Communications with Labor Department Regarding Investigation into Client

March 3, 2020
The fast-growing Ballard Partners lobbying firm has close ties to the Trump administration.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Ballard Partners

October 4, 2018
No records response from the Department of Labor for request for communications with Ballard partners.

DOL Communications With Lobbying Group Ballard Partners

August 20, 2018
Department of Labor (DOL) records related to communications with Ballard Partners, a lobbying group run by a Trump fundraiser. These records are from DOL's Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

August 13, 2018
FOIA to DOL seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Ballard Partners (, including, but not limited to, Brian Ballard, Sylvester Lukis, Dan McFaul, Rebecca Benn, and Justin Sayfie. Ballard Partners lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.