Baney, a partner in the firm’s health & FDA group, will join Pat Cross as co-leader of FaegreBD’s health and life sciences industry team. Baney is a recognized leader in digital health and pharmaceutical public policy and is a founder of the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies. She also co-leads the firm’s digital health working group.
Schleuss, a partner in the firm’s finance & restructuring group, will join John Mandler as co-leader of FaegreBD’s food & agribusiness industry team. Schleuss advises lenders and borrowers in the food and agricultural industries who have operations in the U.S. and internationally. She also co-leads the firm’s food, beverage and agribusiness finance practice.
Manetto, principal consultant in FaegreBD’s health & FDA group, steps into the firm’s Washington, D.C. office leader role. Manetto is a health policy advocate with extensive experience representing clients on Capitol Hill. His practice also focuses on strategic communications.
“We are pleased to welcome Libby, Breia and Nick to FaegreBD’s leadership team,” said Gina Kastel, FaegreBD vice chair and chief operating partner. “Their deep industry knowledge and experience will serve the firm and our clients well.”
Baney, Schleuss and Manetto join several FaegreBD colleagues who assumed leadership positions in early 2019.