Ms. Stearns has a wide range of political and legislative experience. In her role at the firm, she provides strategic counsel to an array of clients to develop and implement legislative and regulatory strategies, with a focus on healthcare matters.

In recent years, Ms. Stearns has been featured on the ROI-NJ “Influencers: Power List” in both the Government Affairs and Healthcare categories. She has also been recognized on the NJBIZ “Health Care Power List” for several years and is listed in the most recent edition of Best Lawyers® in the Government Relations category. She previously served as Vice President of Health & Legal Affairs for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association for many years.

Ms. Stearns serves on the board of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, a nonprofit foundation working to ensure quality, accountability, and cost containment in New Jersey, and the Community Health Law Project.