Johnson & Johnson hired Brick Street Strategy to lobby on medical supply chain issues and business process reform. Mike Copher, former Republican staff director for the House Veterans Affairs Committee, will work on the account.
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association hired Bose Public Affairs Group to lobby on drug pricing issues. David Crane, former domestic policy adviser to former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.), will work on the account.
The Federation of American Hospitals hired Invariant LLC to increase awareness about the private hospital trade group in Congress. Katie Wise, former legislative director for Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.), will work on the account.
Verizon Communications Inc. hired Capitol Counsel LLC to lobby on spectrum, broadband infrastructure and corporate taxation. Jeffrey Carroll, former Democratic staff director for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will work on the account.
Intel Corp. hired Locke Lord LLP to lobby on free trade legislation, immigration reform and other issues. Sarah Feldpausch, former policy adviser at the Department of Education, will work on the account.
BlackRock Inc. hired Daly Consulting Group to lobby on financial services issues. Justin Daly, former Republican senior counsel for the House Financial Services Committee, will work on the account.
AARP Inc. hired LXR Group to lobby on banking, consumer finance, capital marks and other financial services issues. Michael Canning, former senior policy adviser for former Rep. Brad Miller (D-N.C.), will work on the account.