By The Hill Staff - 09/07/10 11:54 PM EDT
• Peter Lichtenbaum has joined Covington & Burling as a partner in the firm’s international trade and finance practice, working in the defense, homeland and national security industry group. He was vice president for regulatory compliance and international policy at BAE Systems, Inc. During the Bush administration, he was the assistant secretary of Commerce for export administration.
• Naomi Seligman has joined FitzGibbon Media. Seligman is opening up a Los Angeles office for the firm. She has worked for Media Matters for America and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, a watchdog group.
• Kirstin Brost has joined SpaceX, the space exploration technology company, as its new director of communications. Brost is a former spokeswoman for Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, as well as for Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.), chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. She also has worked for the Washington State Democratic Party.