By The Hill Staff - 10/25/11 11:27 PM EDT
• David Di Martino’s DD Media has merged with Blue Engine Message & Media, a strategic communications and advocacy organization. Di Martino is now a partner at Blue Engine. Before he founded DD Media in 2011, he served in several public and private positions, including time with Sens. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.), John KerryJohn KerryGOP senator calls for China to crack down on illegal opioid Obamas to live in home of former Clinton press secretary: report Even in defeat, Trump could harm the country irreparably MORE (D-Mass.) and Maria CantwellMaria CantwellSenators float bipartisan wildfire bill Dems pressure Obama on vow to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees Moulitsas: Can Hillary pick Gillibrand as her veep? Yes. MORE (D-Wash.). He has also worked for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
• McDermott Will & Emery added Edward Eynon, Peggy Binzer, Mark Harkins and Erica Stocker to its Washington law firm. Enyon, who is a partner, previously worked for then-Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) as deputy chief of staff and for the House Government Reform committee as counsel. Binzer, who is also a new partner, has served the Senate Budget Committee and former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) as senior FDA health counsel. Harkins joined as an adviser with experience serving as chief of staff to Rep. Brad Miller (D-N.C) and as senior policy adviser to Rep. David Price (D-N.C.). Stocker, an adviser, has worked as deputy chief of staff to former Rep. Jim Saxton (R-N.J.).
• Jacob Olcott is now a principal in Good Harbor Consulting’s cyber-security practice. Olcott recently worked as counsel for Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerLobbying world Overnight Tech: Senators place holds on FCC commissioner Overnight Tech: Senate panel to vote on Dem FCC commissioner MORE (D-W.Va.), the chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Before that, he worked as staff director and counsel for the House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, Science and Technology.