By Megan R. Wilson - 04/25/14 03:48 PM EDT
Apple has hired a senior aide to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron WydenRon WydenCanada expresses willingness to finish softwood lumber deal Dem pushes Treasury for info on Syria sanctions The holy grail of tax policy MORE (D-Ore.) as the newest addition to its lobbying team.
Kristin Smith started at the tech giant this month, according to her LinkedIn profile and records kept by Legistorm, a congressional research website.
Wyden took over as the panel’s chairman when Baucus resigned in February.
Apple did not return requests for comment.