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Government Policy Advisor Jamie A. Zaniewski Joins Dykema’s Lansing Office

June 23, 2017

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Jamie A. Zaniewski to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a government policy advisor in the firm’s Lansing office. Prior to joining Dykema, Zaniewski served as Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s health care and insurance policy advisor.

Zaniewski focuses her work on health care, insurance, nonprofits, licensing and regulated industries. Through her diverse experiences working in the non-profit sector, legislature and executive office, she brings a unique perspective to formulating solutions.

Zaniewski also previously worked as a policy advisor for Michigan’s Senate Majority Leader in the Senate Majority Policy Office. Prior to coming to Lansing, she was a contract administrator at one of Michigan’s largest health systems, negotiating hospital, transplant and home health insurance contracts.

“We’re very excited to add someone with Jamie’s exceptional background to our Lansing office,” said Sandra M. Cotter, Director of Dykema's Regulated Industries Department and Leader of its Government Policy & Practice Group. “Her experience and the contacts she’s gained working in various capacities of state government and her familiarity working in health care will be very beneficial to our clients.”

Zaniewski received a Masters of Public Policy (M.P.P.) from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and Government from Western Michigan University.