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Cornerstone Opens Iowa Office
Firm adds Experienced Des Moines Attorney, Former Iowa State Representative

Cornerstone Government Affairs is pleased to announce the opening of its second state lobbying office andthe addition of attorney David Adelman and longtime Iowa public official Frank Chiodo.

Adelman, previously with Des Moines-area law firm Brick Gentry, P.C., will oversee and manage the Des Moines office. Chiodo, who served as State Representative for Iowa’s 67th District from 1997-2002, and comes to Cornerstone from Iowa’s Office of the Secretary of State. The Des Moines office will also benefit from Paul DiNino. Formally a political advisor to Sen. Tom Harkin and Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-1) and currently a senior consultant based out of Cornerstone’s Washington office, DiNino is a 20-year veteran of Iowa politics.

“We are pleased to be expanding our government relations practice to Iowa and broadening the services we offer,” Cornerstone Executive Vice President Campbell Kaufman said. “David and Frank bring an incredible amount of depth, experience, and capability to serve our client’s needs. Their well-deserved outstanding reputations will be a tremendous complement to our existing team. Together we are looking forward to great success in Des Moines and throughout the State of Iowa.”