By The Hill Staff - 01/19/11 12:25 AM EST
• The Bockorny Group has hired Erich Mische and Blair Larkins. Mische was chief of staff to former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.). Larkins was an aide to Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), who led the new House Republican majority’s transition team.
• Hamilton Place Strategies has hired Matt McDonald as partner and Noah Chestnut as director of digital media. McDonald most recently worked for McKinsey & Co. and before that was a senior adviser to Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) 2008 presidential campaign. He also worked in President George W. Bush’s White House as associate communications director. Chestnut was director for digital media at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
• Glenn Ivey has joined Venable as a partner in its white-collar and government investigations practice. He will work out of the firm’s Washington and Baltimore offices. Ivey is the two-term, outgoing state’s attorney for Prince George’s County, Md. He has also worked on Capitol Hill, serving as chief counsel to former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), among other positions. Ivey also worked with current Attorney General Eric Holder as an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia from 1990 to 1994.
• David Joy has also joined Venable as of counsel. He comes from the Food and Drug Administration, where he was a senior staff attorney in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Before that, Joy worked in the Washington office of Keller and Heckman.