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An Austin, Texas lawyer-lobbyist with Johnson & Johnson who worked extensively for the tobacco industry.
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1986: Listed as member of the RJ Reynolds State Legislature Program in New York. Austin Texas.
1996 Oct: Texas PR Litigation Plan. He is with the Austin, Texas legal firm of Johnson & Johnson. RJR are setting up a meeting of lawyers and lobbyists and they have invited Morris Atlas, Reggie Bashur, and Rob Johnson — all prominent lawyers from Texas. Reggie Bashur was a close friend of Governor Bush.
1996: He is listed as a "friend of tobacco" (Judge Folsom), by the Texas government in its 1996 action against the tobacco industry (to recover Medicaid costs). The State of Texas (plaintiffs) VS. the combined tobacco industry.
2000 Jan: Johnson & Johnson is raking in $90,000 a year just from RJ Reynolds for its lobbying work. See these astronomical fees paid by the one company to various state lobbyists.