January 2, 2020

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Government Relations Liaison Andrew I. Roth-Wells to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Andrew I. Roth-Wells has joined the firm as a Government Relations Liaison. Andrew will help manage legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the firm’s Government Affairs Team in Augusta.

Andrew is a resident of Georgetown. He has an M.A. from the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a B.A. from Bowdoin College, and brings 20 years of experience in public policy and political advocacy. As Chief of Staff for both the Maine House Majority Office and the Maine State Senate Majority Office, Andrew oversaw the delivery of constituent services; took part in policy and strategy meetings with members of the Democratic caucus, allies, press, lobbyists, and others on behalf of the majority leadership; and acted as liaison to the Executive Branch. He is well-versed in the intricacies of election-related issues, having provided key contributions to several political campaigns, including as Deputy Field Director for Chellie Pingree, and most recently served in the role of Elections Coordinator in the Department of the Secretary of State. A skilled communications operative and lobbyist for health care–related entities, his experience with public outreach and media messaging includes positions as Communications and Public Education Outreach Coordinator for the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council, Campaign Director for Mainers for Health Care, and Health Project Coordinator for Consumers for Affordable Health Care.

“Andrew is a welcome addition to Preti Flaherty and our Government Affairs Team,” said Daniel W. Walker, Chair of the firm’s Government Affairs Group. “His unique mix of campaign operations and health care policy experience represents the crossroads of two of the most pressing issues in Maine politics and we are eager to put his skills to use for our clients in Augusta.”

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