Software company VMware Inc. hired United By Interest to work on virtualization, mobility, cybersecurity, cloud services and social justice. Mike Williams, who was special assistant for legislative affairs to former President Clinton, and Jennifer Stewart, former legislative director to Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.), will be among those working on the account.
Internet security firm Team Cymru Inc. hired Foley & Lardner LLP to work on computer and network security issues. Jennifer Walsh, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-Calif.), will work on the account.
SixAxis LLC, a manufacturing, safety and software solutions company, hired BakerHostetler LLP to work on general manufacturing and workplace safety policy issues. Tyler Thompson, former legislative assistant to ex-Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), will work on the account.
Weber-Stephen Products LLC, which manufactures barbecue grills, also hired BakerHostetler to work on trade issues. Chris Jones, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Mike Ferguson (R-N.J.), will work on the account.
Canadian National Railway Co. hired Envision Strategy to lobby the Department of Transportation and Congress. Brett Heimov, former aide to Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), and Steve Stallmer, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.), will work on the account.
Producer of specialty paper Beaver Paper & Graphic Media Inc. hired BGR Government Affairs to provide counsel and engagement on international trade matters. Joseph Lai, former special assistant for legislative affairs to President Trump, will work on the account.
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