Former State Secretary Codrin Scutaru Joins McGuireWoods Romania

July 27, 2015

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Bucharest (July 27, 2015) – McGuireWoods Romania announced today that former Romanian State Secretary Codrin Scutaru has joined its team as a Senior Manager. Scutaru, who is regarded as one of the top sociologists and political consultants in Romania, is a frequent guest contributor for Romanian media outlets penning articles on scientific, sociological and political matters and is also an active member of the community supporting several social responsibility initiatives.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Romania, he served as State Secretary and Acting Deputy Minister of Labor within the Romanian Government. He has also served as the Social Policy Advisor in the Prime Minister’s Office, Policy Advisor for European Integration to the Minister of Labor, and Policy Advisor to the Minister and State Secretary of Education.

In the private sector, he worked as a public affairs consultant for prominent companies in Romania. Scutaru has also served as managing partner of his own advisory company where he assisted several European clients, including large financial and information technology companies.

“Codrin’s arrival will significantly strengthen our advisory capabilities and expand our expertise,” said Nadia Crisan, managing director of McGuireWoods Romania. “Given his extensive experience in public affairs and the considerable exposure to both the public and private sectors, he is a valuable asset and I am excited to welcome him to our team.”

Bringing a valuable mix of government relations and public affairs expertise, Scutaru possesses solid knowledge of domestic politics and European affairs, a deep understanding of public and social policies, as well as excellent communication skills.

“Business is not so much about facts and figures as it is about people. I am, therefore, deeply honored to become part of the McGuireWoods Romania team, whose professionalism is valued and recognized locally and internationally,” said Scutaru. “I am making this step in full confidence that I may thus continue my endeavor to develop the Romanian society, support investments in our country, and promote Romania’s competitive advantages.”

Founded in 1998, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC is a full-service public affairs firm offering government relations, strategic communications & grassroots, and infrastructure and economic development services. McGuireWoods Consulting is a subsidiary of McGuireWoods LLP, a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers in 20 cities. In 2014, the company was ranked among the Top 15 of The National Law Journal’s “The Influence 50,” an annual report of the top public affairs firms in Washington, D.C. McGuireWoods Consulting has offices in Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, McLean, Virginia, Atlanta, Chicago, Raleigh, North Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, Springfield, Illinois, Austin, Texas and Bucharest, Romania.