LANSING, MI —Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Andrea M. Cascarilla to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a government policy advisor in the firm’s Lansing office. Cascarilla, who was included on the Crain’s Detroit Business 2020 “50 Names to Know in Lobbying” guide, joins Dykema from Acuitas LLC, where she was the Senior Legislative Director.
In her previous role, Cascarilla was responsible for managing various clients and played a significant role in several successful appropriations efforts, from healthcare and education to infrastructure and economic development. She was recognized by former state Reps. Aaron Miller, R-Sturgis and Isaac Robinson, D-Detroit, as well as the Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association, for her work on PA 96 of 2019—a law that ensures Michigan’s licensed professional counselors can continue to provide treatment to hundreds of thousands of residents in need.
In addition to her work at Acuitas, Cascarilla serves as a Board Member for Eaton County Land Bank, Board Vice President for Cristo Rey Community Center, and a Trustee for Delta Charter Township.
Cascarilla earned a B.A. in Economics from Michigan State University.