By The Hill Staff - 04/04/12 12:00 AM EDT
•Gregory Mastel has moved to Kelley Drye & Warren to be the director of government relations. Mastel most recently worked for Dutko Grayling as managing director. Before that, he worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Finance Committee as chief international trade adviser and economist and served in a variety of roles for Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), including chief of staff.
• Bobby Turnage has joined Venable as a partner. Turnage previously worked for Network Solutions as general counsel. He also worked for the U.S. Army Reserve’s Judge Advocate General Corps as a defense lawyer and prosecutor. He finished his time in the corps with the rank of major.
• Cassidy & Associates has formed a “strategic alliance” with AgriThority. AgriThority “is a science-based, independent authority on food and agriculture.” The group analyzes “feasibility of food and agriculture production systems, land utilization and evaluating needs.”
• Brian Reil is the new-media liaison for the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Reil previously worked for Johns Hopkins University as marketing coordinator. He also has experience working at the marketing communications co-op at Sensis Corp.
• Adam Lurie has re-joined Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft as a business fraud and complex litigation department partner. Lurie leaves the Justice Department, where he served the assistant attorney general, criminal division, as senior counsel. Before that, he worked in Newark, N.J., as an assistant United States attorney.