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Name From To Notes
Kathleen Abernathy Federal Communications Commission Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Former commissioner joins as partner in the communications and information technology practice.
Anita Barrera US Airways U.S. Chamber of Commerce Former managing director of sales development joins as vice president for business information and development.
Burney Huber U.S. Department of Justice Collier Shannon Scott Former senior trial attorney in the department’s Antitrust Division joins as of counsel in the firm’s antitrust practice group.
Josh Mathis Bockorny Petrizzo Washington2 Advocates Former vice president joins as senior associate.
Susan Meade J.P. Morgan Chase Phillips Oppenheim Former senior vice president of government affairs group will head new public policy, government, and association affairs practice.
Penelope Naas International Trade Administration Citigroup Former director of the Office of European Union joins as vice president of global government affairs and chief of staff.
Sam Patten Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) Marsh Copsey + Associates Former speech writer joins as director of international ventures and senior associate for domestic political accounts.
Thomas Quinn Rep. Peter Visclosky (D-Ind.) Van Scoyoc Associates Former legislative director/appropriations associate joins as associate vice president.
Jim Schumann Department of Homeland Security Akerman Senterfitt Former director of Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate at the department’s Office of Legislative Affairs joins as of counsel.
E. Ashley Wills U.S. Trade Representative WilmerHale Former assistant U.S. trade representative for South/Southwest Asia joins as senior international business adviser.
Melissa Wojciak U.S. House of Representatives Monster Worldwide Former staff director for the House Government Reform Committee joins as director of federal affairs.



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