In the Dec. 9 edition of the POLITICO Influence newsletter — the leading government relations beat in Washington D.C. — Thorn Run Partners was cited following addition of Greg Lankler as TRP’s 14th partner. After spending more than 20 years working in the U.S. House of Representatives and liaising with nearly every department of the federal government, Mr. Lankler has dedicated most of the last decade to helping large and small defense contractors, startups, Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, and other stakeholders navigate the congressional appropriations process. “We are thrilled to add Greg Lankler to our team,” stated TRP co-founding partner Chris Lamond. “Greg’s reputation and expertise are second to none in the field of national security and intelligence, and under his leadership, we are building one of the top practices in the city.”
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LANKLER HEADS TO THORN RUN: Greg Lankler has left Mercury to join Thorn Run Partners as a partner, heading up the firm’s national security and intelligence practice. He’s bringing three clients with him: Forescout, General Atomics and Geost. He’s a former Republican congressional staffer who spent a decade working for the House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee.