Following the high-profile database hack that revealed the partially redacted personal data of its users, Snapchat has hired a political lobbying firm.
Snapchat has hired Heather Podesta and Partners, a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm, to promote policies favorable to the company on Capitol Hill, according to disclosure forms filed January 1. It is the first lobbying firm that Snapchat has hired.
Lobbyists from the firm working for Snapchat include Heather Podesta, an experienced lobbyist and former Hill staffer; former Judiciary Committee lawyer and US attorney Eric Rosen; and Benjamin Klein, also a former Hill staff member.
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