The States Strategies team has worked together in previous capacities as well as for the firm with life science and ag biotech companies.  They have worked to successfully defend against literally thousands of legislative and regulatory proposals nationwide, as well as closely collaborated to support passage of dozens of proactive and supportive policies.  Ab Basu worked for nearly a decade running the food and agriculture state government affairs operations of the trade association BIO.  Sarah Thorn worked on similar issues while with DuPont/Pioneer, and Randy Steinman successfully worked on several statewide and local ballot campaigns focused on biotechnology.