Summer camp companies Coastal Camps Inc. and CampGroup LLC each hired Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP to work on the Paycheck Protection Program and its effect on summer seasonal employers. Clarine Nardi Riddle, former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), and John Thomas, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Va.), will work on the account.
Technology company 42Chat hired The Livingston Group LLC to work on technology solutions for COVID-19 symptom screening and subsequent contact tracking. Former Rep. Robert Livingston (R-La.) and his former chief of staff, J. Allen Martin, will work on the account.
Premier Home Health Care Services Inc., hired Venn Strategies to work on disbursements of funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Erik Olson, former chief of staff to Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.), and Tyler Roberts, former legislative assistant to Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), will work on the account.
Population Services International, a nonprofit global health organization, hired the Glover Park Group to lobby on global health issues. Tod Preston, former senior legislative assistant to Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), will work on the account.
Healthe Inc., an electronics and technology company, hired Mercury Public Affairs for issues around technology to prevent viruses. Jennifer Kaufmann, former counsel to Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), will work on the account.
The Pokémon Company International hired Platinum Advisors DC to work on electronic commerce issues, particularly relating to the video game industry and mobile gaming. Erik Huey, former senior vice president of government affairs at the Entertainment Software Association, will work on the account.