News & Press Releases
ML Strategies Adds Highly Regarded Director of Government Relations in Boston
September 10, 2019
ML Strategies, LLC, the consulting affiliate of the law firm Mintz, today announced that Kaitlyn Sprague has joined the Boston office as Director of Government Relations.
Senate Confirms Walsh as Labor Secretary; Janey Becomes Acting Boston Mayor
March 23, 2021 | The Boston Globe
In an article published by The Boston Globe, Director of Government Relations at ML Strategies Anthony DeMaio was quoted in response to the Senate’s recent confirmation of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh as Secretary of the Department of Labor. In addition to pandemic response, Mr. DeMaio emphasized the importance of Walsh working to restore credibility and confidence in the department, particularly in enforcement.
Communication Outlets: Challenges and Opportunities
January 5, 2021 | American Health Law Association
Mintz Member M. Daria Niewenhous co-authored an American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Business Law and Governance Practice Group Briefing that featured a Q&A discussion with two strategic communications and media experts, including Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications of ML Strategies Nancy J. Sterling, APR, Fellow PRSA, offering insights on best practices for proactive and reactive media communications for healthcare organizations.
Cyber Standards for Connected Devices Leverage Federal Purchases
January 5, 2021 | Bloomberg Law
Vice President of ML Strategies Christian Fjeld was quoted in an article published by Bloomberg Law on how the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 may impact the industry due to the government’s purchasing power.
Internet of Things Law Uses Procurement Process to Boost Cybersecurity
December 8, 2020 | Westlaw
In Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw, Vice President of ML Strategies Christian Fjeld was quoted on the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020, which establishes security standards for IoT devices owned or controlled by the federal government and was recently signed into law by President Trump, and its potential “spillover effects” into the private sector.
McClellan: Biden Admin Should Make FDA An Independent Agency
November 23, 2020 | Inside Health Policy
In an article published by Inside Health Policy, Mintz Member Joanne Hawana and Senior Director of ML Strategies Aaron Josephson commented on calls from industry leaders for the Biden administration to consider making the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) an independent agency, separate from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which they assert would be unlikely to move very far in Congress.
User Fees Will Be A Focus For Senate HELP, No Matter Who’s In Charge
November 5, 2020 | Inside Health Policy
An article published by Inside Health Policy featured extensive commentary from Senior Director of ML Strategies Aaron Josephson on priorities for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee following the 2020 Presidential election. Mintz Member Joanne Hawana was also quoted in the article.