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Jeffrey M. Sandman

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Jeffrey Sandman is founder and CEO of Hyde Park Communications, a leading independent agency representing Fortune 500 companies and private firms primarily in the pharmaceutical, health care and financial industries.

Mr. Sandman, an attorney, also counsels major foundations, trade associations, unions, and nonprofit organizations on a variety of issues, positioning programs, crisis communications, special situations, and marketing campaigns. He has significant experience in litigation communications, government relations and regulatory affairs. His clients include Pfizer Inc, Johnson & Johnson, Hoffmann-La Roche, Novartis, NECA, UC Group, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Brennan Center for Justice.

His hands-on approach to providing strategic counsel to senior executives has helped provide strong results for clients on major issues and media campaigns dealing with HIV/AIDS, Medicare and Medicaid, drug importation, disparities in health care, intellectual property, philanthropic programs and class action lawsuits.

Mr. Sandman practiced intellectual property law and litigation at the Los Angeles firm of Loeb and Loeb and at Baker & Hostetler in Washington, DC. Earlier in his career, he was on the issues staff of Senator Edward Kennedy's presidential campaign. Mr. Sandman's articles on public policy issues and politics have appeared in numerous publications.

He attended the University of Warwick, holds a B.A. magna cum laude in political science from Queens College, an M.P.A. with honors from the Wagner School, New York University, and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Senior Editor of Law and Policy in International Business. He is a member of the California, District of Columbia, and U.S. Supreme Court bars.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wilson Center for Public Research and is a member of the Dean's Circle at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

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