Bernstein Shur Expands Government Relations and Public Affairs Team
Mary-Erin Casale Joins Firm with Focus on Crisis Communications and Public Affairs
Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (February 23, 2021) – Bernstein Shur is expanding its political affairs and political consulting practice with the addition of Mary-Erin Casale, an experienced communications professional who joins the firm’s Portland office.
“Mary-Erin has an extensive background in strategic political communications in both the government and nonprofit sector and will help Bernstein Shur provide the expert guidance and comprehensive campaign planning that our clients expect,” said David Farmer, Managing Director of the Bernstein Shur Group. “Mary-Erin’s demonstrated success in managing media relations, crisis communications and making complex ideas understandable, along with her knowledge of legislative affairs and advocacy campaigns, will strengthen our public affairs team. Mary-Erin is an incredible talent, and we look forward to expanding the services we can offer our clients.”
Casale most recently served as Senior Policy Advisor and Communications Director to the Maine Speaker of the House. She has also worked for the Maine Association of Nonprofits, the Maine Democratic Party and spent five years at a political consulting practice in Washington, DC.
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