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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.

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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.
The Boston Globe reported that the administration of Governor Charlie Baker has responded to data released by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation confirming that traffic congestion in the state has reached a “tipping point.” In the August 9 article, Senior Vice President of ML Strategies Stephen Silveira said that he supported the Baker administration’s prospective solution of opt-in toll lanes to ease traffic.
On August 12, Senior Vice President of ML Strategies Stephen Silveira was a guest on WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station to discuss the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s recent report on traffic congestion, as well as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s plans to shut down key sections of the Red, Orange and Green Lines during weekends in the fall.
David O’Connor, Senior Vice President for Energy & Clean Technology at ML Strategies, was recently featured as a guest on an episode of The Lobbying Show, a podcast about the world of lobbying: how it works, who is lobbying, and how to be effective.
A July 8 article published by The Boston Globe reported that the New England Aquarium is aiming to become a bold advocate on environmental matters, in conjunction with its plans for significant expansion.

Mintz Member and Chair of the Energy & Sustainability practice Tom Burton, Chair-Elect of the New England Aquarium Board of Trustees, recently led the search committee for the aquarium’s chief executive, Vikki Spruill, a longtime advocate for marine conservation. “Board members believe the nonprofit needs to forcefully advocate for conservation measures, and educate the public about what they can do,” Mr. Burton said.

The article also noted that ML Strategies is registered to represent the aquarium with respect to waterfront development on and around Central Wharf.

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